Artist Bio
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017         "Holding Place"  Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA

2016         "Invisible Presence"  Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR
2015         "Inner Passage" Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA

​2013        "Confluence" Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR 

2010        "Musing" Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR 

2008         Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR “Evidence”

2005         Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, WA “Altered Palettes “

2004         Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR, “ In Visible”

2002         Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA, “Indefinable Lightness of                            Seeing”

2002        Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR, “More Paint”

2001        Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA, “Shifting Light”

2000        Lucia Douglas Gallery, Bellingham, WA, “Unique Works on Paper”

1999        Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR,  “Places Exposed”

1992        The Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA, “Recent Paintings”

1990        The Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA, “Paintings”

1989        The Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA, “New European Landscape” 

BORN
      1957   Vancouver, Canada












SELECT GROUP  EXHIBITIONS
2015       Curator's Perspective: Magic Windows/Framing Place,                               Whatcom Museum of Art, Bellingham WA
2014        Real Abstract Linda Hodges, Seattle WA

2013         The Faculty Show, Western Gallery, Western Washington University

2012         Elles: SAM Gallery, Featuring Northwest Women Artists

2010         Show of Hands: Nothwest Women Artist 1880-2010
                  Whatcom Museum at the Lightcatcher

2006       Art and All That Jazz, Whatcom Museum of Art and                                  History, WA
               The Faculty Show, Western Gallery, Belllingham WA

2004       23+ on 9th, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR

2003       A Sofa and . . . Western Gallery, WWU Bellingham, WA
               Art and All That Jazz, Whatcom Museum of Art and                                   History, WA

2001       Layers, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
              Anton Gallery, Washington DC 

2000      Abstraction: Form and Field, Elizabeth Leach Gallery,  
              Portland, OR

1999      From Here to the Horizon, Whatcom Museum of History                           & Art, WA

1998      Young Artists, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY     

1997      Expanding Your Mind, History of the World Gallery, WA
              Younger Artists, Part Two, Anita Shapolsky Gallery,                                   New York, NY

1996      Open Your Heart, (benefit exhibition), Leo Castelli Gallery,                         New York 

1994      Sixteen Northwest Artists, History of the World Gallery, WA


1992      The Annual Phoenix Show, The Long Beach Museum of Art, CA

1991      UCI ARTS: The First 25 Years, The Works Gallery, Long                           Beach, CA

1990     Group Exhibition, Barnsdall Park Junior Art Center, Los                            Angeles, CA   

1989     Art/Soul, The Pence Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
             Artists /Works III, The Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA

Barbara Sternberger lives in Bellingham WA with her husband, artist Ed Bereal and their many, many adopted animals.