Title: Persistence of Hope
Medium: Fresco on paper
Size: 30" x 44"
Bernardi was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She received an MFA from the National Institute of Fine Art in Buenos Aires in 1977. Later she studied at the University of California, Berkeley where she received her MA in Art in 1982 and her MFA in Art in 1985.
Her selected solo exhibitions include; Persistence of Hope, World Peace Center, Hiroshima, Japan, 1995; Adriana Indik Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1990, 91, 92, 94, and 95; Claudia Bernardi: Ten Year Retrospective, Glass Gallery, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, California, 1994; UN Gallery, International Development Bank, Washington, DC, 1994; Uncovering the Truth, Galeria Posada, La Raza Cultural Center, Sacramento, California, 1993; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, 1993; Gallery Atelier, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1993; Miller / Brown Gallery, San Francisco, California, 1986, 88, and 89; Print Show, College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio, 1986; and Prints, Mixed Media and Sculptures, Little Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, 1985.
Her selected group exhibitions include: ARCO 96, Ferial International Arte Contemporaneo, Madrid, Spain, 1996; Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona, 1996; 10 x 10: Ten Women, Ten Prints, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California, 1995; Cohen / Berkowitz Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, 1995; International Print Fair, New York, 1994; Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 1994; , Kala Institute, Berkeley, California, 1993; Opts Gallery, San Francisco, California, 1993; Museo Italo Americano, San Francisco, California, 1993; Museo de la Revolucion, Perquin, El Salvador, 1993; National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1992; Latin American Women in the Arts, County Museum of Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1992; and U.S. - U.K. Impressions, Barbicon Art Center, London, England, 1989.