Karina Bergmans

As a multi-disciplinary artist, Karina Bergmans works in sculpture, installation and public art and public interventions. What unifies her diverse artistic practice is the use of reclaimed textiles. Recent solo exhibitions include Ottawa’s City Hall Art Gallery (2013) and Edmonton’s Harcourt House (2013). Bergmans’ work has been exhibited at the Ontario Science Centre, Toronto (2014), Fieldwork, Perth, ON (Fall 2011-Spring 2012), the Mississippi Mills Textile Museum, Almonte, ON (2010), Stride Gallery +15 Window Space, Calgary (2010), Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles (2009) and at Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, (2009). Karina has participated in residencies at the Banff Centre (2011) and Moon Rain Textile Bienniel, Val-des-Monts, QC, (2013). She has received grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the City of Ottawa. Bergmans artist profile was featured in the September/October 2010 FiberArts Magazine and the Canadian Medical Association Journal, November 2013.  Karina resides in Ottawa, Ontario.