University of Illinois
Jan Christopher Berkson
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, MFA in Painting and Drawing, May 2012.
University of Illinois at Chicago (formerly the Medical Center), Chicago, IL. Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy, December 1980.
The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL, Part-Time Faculty in the Adult Continuing Education Program, Classes in Painting and Drawing, Summer 2013 to present.
The School of The Art Institute, Chicago, IL, Teaching Assistant in Contemporary Practices, Residence College Program, Early College Program, Roving Sub, and Multi-level Painting Studio, Four Semesters, September, 2010 to May 2012.
Occupational Therapy Consultant, The Doreen E. Chapman Center Chemical Dependency, Eating Disorders and Partial Hospitalization Programs at Highland Park Hospital. September 1996 to April 2005.
SELECTED SOLO, GROUP, AND JURIED EXHIBITIONS
2016: Ragdale, Time and Space 40th Anniversary, Highland Park Art Center, Highland Park,
IL, July to August.
2015: “Surface Place,” Clemente Soto Velez Center, NYC, Aug 21 – Sept 25, 2015.
“Inside Looking Out,” Solo Show, James R Thompson Center, Dec. 2015- Jan. 2016
The Marshall J Gardner Center for the Arts in Gary, IN, Spring 2015.
Artslant Round 4 Juried Winner: http://www.artslant.com/global/artists/show/193078
Artslant Round 1,3,5,6 Showcases:http://www.artslant.com/global/artists/show/193078
2014: Artslant Round 2,3,4 Showcases: http://www.artslant.com/global/artists/show/193078
2013: Artslant Round 7, 8 Showcases: http://www.artslant.com/global/artists/show/193078-
Autumn Space Gallery: Spring Benefit Auction, Chicago, IL
2012: Native American Artists Group Show, The State of Illinois Building, Chicago, IL
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, MFA Thesis Show
2011: NSUSAIC Nippon Steel USA, Inc./SAIC 19th Annual Exhibition
2010: “Scape” Group Show, Valerie Villaneuve Gallery, Chicago, IL
NSUSAIC Nippon Steel USA, Inc./SAIC 18th Annual Exhibition
“Spill,” Group Show, Betty Rymer Gallery, SAIC September 2- October 23
2009: NSUSAIC Nippon Steel USA, Inc./ SAIC 17th Annual Exhibition
1995: The Kemper Group solo show, Long Grove, IL.
1994: Lucky Street Gallery solo show, Key West, FL.
OxBow, September 2016, Saugatuck, Illinois
Ragdale, January 2016 and 2015, Lake Forest, Illinois
JX Nippon Oil and Energy, USA, Inc.
The Kemper Group, Long Grove, IL
2014: Studio Visit Magazine, Spring 2014 issue
2013: Studio Visit Magazine, Spring 2013 issue
2012: The Chicago Shimpo; The Chicago Japanese American News, vol.5896, 4/20/2012.
Board President, Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, Evanston, IL, January 2016 to present.
Board Vice-President, and Governance Chair, Mitchell Museum of The American, Indian, Evanston, IL, September 2014- December 2015.