EDUCATION

MFA, Spatial Arts San Jose State University; San José, CA

BFA, Printmaking University of Arizona; Tucson, AZ

ARTS ADMINISTRATION, TEACHING & CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2015 – Present: Executive Director, The Hutchinson Center for the Arts, Hutchinson, MN

2013 - Present:  Co-Founder/Curator, The Traveling Museum: A mobile lab for contemporary art and ideas.

2012 - 2015:  Adjunct Art Instructor, Ridgewater College; Willmar & Hutchinson, MN

2010 - 2015:  Adjunct Art Instructor, St. Cloud State University; St. Cloud, MN

2007 - 2012:  Co‑Founder/Curator, ARThouse; A residential exhibition space specializing in contemporary art & ideas

SELECTED AWARDS

2017        SMAC Individual Artist Career Grant Recipient

2015        Public Art Network Year In The Review

2015        SMAC Individual Artist Career Grant Recipient

2014        McKnight Mid-Career Professional Development Grant Recipient

2013        SMAC Arts Legacy Grant Recipient

2011        Forecast Public Art Individual Planning Grant Recipient

2011        Panelist “How to Live Anywhere and Make a Scene” MN Made at the Walker Art Center

2010        SMAC Arts Legacy Grant Recipient  

2009        SMAC Individual Artist Career Grant Recipient

2006        Minnesota State Arts Board Percent for Art Purchase Award

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017

Abstraction for the Home: Lisa Bergh and Andrew Nordin, Catich Gallery, Davenport, Iowa 

Range, Juried Exhibit for the Rural Arts & Culture Summit

Color, Line & Space,  Prairie Renaissance Cultural Center, Morris, MN 

2016

Studies of Restraint, Great River Arts Little Falls, MN

Reach and Gather, Gallery Saint Germain St. Cloud, MN

Art on the Plains XII, Plains Art Museum Fargo, ND

Collaboratory, Gallery 71 Edina, MN

2015

Three Stanzas, Solo Exhibit, Fine Art Gallery, Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MN

23rd Annual Juried Exhibition, MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, MN

Population <5000, Edward J & Helen Jane Morrison Gallery, Morris, MN

The Traveling Museum Presents: Field Journal by Rural Aesthetic Initiative, RAC Summit, Morris, MN -

Studies in Restraint: New Works by Lisa Bergh: Minnesota West Community College, Worthington, MN

2014

Inventory: New Works by Lisa Bergh and Andrew Nordin: Law Warschaw Gallery, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

Rural American Contemporary Art: Making Nowhere into Somewhere: Cynthia Binger Boynton Gallery, McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis, MN

Habitat, Franklin Arts Center, Brainerd, MN

2013

6th Annual North of the 45th Parallel Juried Exhibition: DeVos Museum of Art, Marquette, MI

Holus Bolus: HFA Gallery, University of MN, Morris, MN

Rural Aesthetic Initiative, SMAC Offices, Marshall, MN

Rural Aesthetic Initiative: Vertigo, Riverland Community College, Austin, MN

2012

Rural Aesthetic Initiative: Long Ago and Tomorrow, TuckUnder Projects, Mpls, Mn

Rural Aesthetic Initiative: Inheritance of Location Traveling Public Art Multi-Media KIOSK (Willmar, Marshall, Ortonville)

2011

Rural American Contemporary Artists Exhibition, Arts Center of St. Peter, St. Peter, MN

2010

New Works by Rural Aesthetic Initiative, Central Lakes College Gallery, Brainerd, MN

ARThouse presents ARThouse, ARThouse New London, MN

The Arcane Collection, Kiehle Gallery St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN

2008

Species/Specify, Ridgewater College, Hutchinson, MN

Holiday Drive by Video Exhibit, ARThouse, New London, MN

Floral/Fauna, Paramount Gallery, St. Cloud, MN

2007

Inside Out, Ridgewater Collage, Willmar, MN

New Works, Willmar Education and Arts Center, Willmar, MN

2006

Percent for Art Juried Exhibition, Mesabi Range College, Virginia, MN