Marie Krane Bergman

Artadia Awardee

Marie Krane is a Chicago-based studio artist and founder of the installation and performance collective Cream Co. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy with honors from Northwestern University and a Master of Fine Arts in painting with honors from the School of the Art Institute. She has exhibited in public institutions in North America and Europe, including exhibitions at Berkeley Art Museum; DePaul University Art Museum; the Fleming Museum; the Herron Gallery; the Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago); the Hyde Park Art Center; and Rijks Academie (Netherlands). Large-scale examples of Krane’s work are held in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, and the Berkeley Art Museum. Her work is also in numerous private collections and has been reviewed and included in essays and texts, including James Elkins’ Six Stories from the End of Representation, Stanford University Press, 2008.