Stephenie Bergman


1946 Born in London 

1963-67 Studied painting at St. Martin’s Art School 

1972-1984 Works on sewn canvases 

1968-1980 Teaches at several art schools such as Goldsmith’s College, London and the Royal College of Art 

1975 Receives a Calouste Gulbenkian award 

1987 Receives a Craft Council grant 

1986 Moves to the Var, France, starts working with clay

2008 Moves to Taroudant, Morroco



2013 Cité Radieuse, Marseille, France

2011 The Wire and Other Works, Marsden Woo Gallery, London, UK

2006 The Artist’s House, New Arts Centre, Roche Court, Wiltshire,  UK

1989 Nigel Greenwood Ltd., London, UK

1986 Nigel Greenwood Ltd., London, UK

1984 Crafts Council Gallery, London, UK

         London Butler House, Kilkenny, Ireland 

1980 Anthony Stokes Gallery Ltd., London, UK

         London Riverside Studios, London, UK

1979 Anthony Stokes Ltd. London, UK

1978 Chester Art Gallery, Chester, UK

1977 Kettle’s Yard Gallery, Cambridge, UK

1976 Midland Group Gallery, Nottingham, UK

1974 Garage Ali Ltd., London, UK

1973 Garage Art Ltd., London, UK



2021  The Plot. Folkestone Trienalle, Folkestone, UK

2017  Tango with Lisa Milroy, Sassoon Gallery, Folkestone, UK

          Studio Exhibition. New Painting and Sculpture, Stockwell Depot, London, UK

2000 Opening exhibition, David Gill Galleries, London, UK

1999 Printemps du Potiers, Bandol, France

1998 Barely Made, Norwich Art School Gallery, Norwich, UK

1992-5 The Raw and the Cooked. Barbican Gallery, London, UK

The Museum of Modern art, Oxford,UK


Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, UK


The Shigaraki Cultural Park,  Koka, Japan

1991 Diversite Contemporain en Europe, Galerie 1900/2000, Paris, France

1987 Vessel, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

1984 Craft Matters, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK

         Works in Clay, Nigel Greenwood Inc. London, UK

1983 Maker’s Eye, Craft’s Council Gallery London, UK

          Salon des Femmes Peintres, Musee du Luxembourg, Paris, France

          Fabric and Form, touring Australia, Zimbabwe and the Crafts    

          Council Gallery, London, UK

          2nd Textile Biennal, Vehta, Belgium

         Whitechapel Open Exhibition, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

1982 Municipal Gallery, Strumica, Yugoslavia

1981 Tolly Cobbold Eastern Art, 3rd National Exhibition,

         Occasional Pieces; Chairs, tables and functional objects. Kettle’s Yard Gallery, Cambridge,


         Xlieme Biennale des Jeunes, Musee de 1′ Art Moderne, Paris, France

         Selection from Biennale des Jeunes, Student Cultural Centre, Belgrade, Serbia

Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, UK

1980 Jugs and Aprons, Alison Britton and Stephenie Bergman, Aberdeen City Gallery, Aberdeen

          Style in the Seventies, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, UK

1979 Tolly Cobbold Eastern Art, 2nd National Exhibition Certain Traditions, British and Canadian

Tour, UK & Canada

1977 British painting 1952-1977, Royal Academy of Art, London, UK

          Xlieme Festival de la Peinture, Cagnes -sur-Mer, France

1976 10th John Moore’s exhibition, Walker Gallery, Liverpool, UK

1975 Stephenie Bergman and Nicholas Pope, Southampton City Art Gallery/ Mappin Art Gallery,

Sheffield, UK

         Stockwell Depot Studio exhibition, London, UK



British Council,  London, UK

Arts Council of Great Britain, London, UK

Tate Modern, London, UK

Contemporary Art Society, London, UK

Tolly Cobbold/Eastern Arts Association Collection, Ipswich, UK

Government Art Collection, London, UK

Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Koka, Japan



Ceramics Now, online magazine 2022

The World of Interiors, London, UK: 2006, 2019,

Maroc: Art de Vivre et Création by Catherine Scotto, 2022, Paris: La Martinière

Seeing Things: Collected writing on Art, Craft and Design by Alison Britton, 2014, London: Occasional Papers.

Almanach du Sud de Bordeaux à Menton by Louisa Jones 2008, Provence: Aubanel.

Pure Reason  Poems by Nikos Stangos, London: Thames & Hudson, 2007

The Crafts in Britain in the 20th Century Tanya Harrod, 1999, London: Yale University Press.

Old Mistresses: Women, Art and Ideology by Rozsika Parker &  Griselda Pollock, 1981, New York: Pantheon Books