Jim Bergesen is an Artist, Painter, and Photographerwho embraces the possibilities rendered through traditional and digital technologies creating an area of synthesis between mediums. Exploring representational as abstracted and abstraction made to represent. By re-focusing and re-framing images-- and through color in both pixelated and solid forms, Bergesen filters the static of the everyday and strives to reveal the unseen nature and spirit within the image.
Life Member of the Art Students League of New York, with a MFA in Studio Art and a MA in Contemporary Art History and Criticism from SUNY, Purchase College, Jim was raised in the Netherlands, Belgium and Switzerland and loves to share his passion for the history and uses of art materials, he provides workshops, and demos with The Fine Art Collective, Winsor & Newton, as well as consults with Liquitex. His works have been acquired for several corporate and private collections.