LESLIE BERNS
NEW WORK IN WOOD
2017BOOKMARKS for a MIXED RACE NARRATIVE: Who Could and Couldn't Marry Whom

2015
collage on paper
22" x 30" each'PAGES-PORTRAIT (Both: Same as and Other)'

2015-2016"YOU DON'T LOOK...YOU LOOK..."
(A MEMOIR) & MA/MA

2007/2014
collage on paperEMBODYING THE EPHEMERAL
October 17th - November 15th, 2014THE 'FLOWER OF LIFE' AS A MIXED RACE NARRATIVE: A Theory of the Life Cycle, Color, and Identity
2013/2015

156" x 360"
(22 works on paper, 
each approximately 
40” x 35”)GROUNDING
2011
video
4:21FLOWER OF LIFE"...A SEED THAT MAY ONE DAY COME TO FLOWER..."QUILTING THE WATERWAY
2004 - 2007THRESHOLDLIFE IS FOLDING AND UNFOLDINGBio
Recent works on paper, A Mixed Race Narrative, reflect a lifelong exploration of cultural and racial identity and a deeply personal search for a language to interpret the complex fabric society weaves based on race and elaborate calculations of color.


PYRAMID ATLANTIC ART CENTER
4318 Gallatin Street
Hyattsville, MD, 20781
Annual Juried Members’ Exhibition
February 3rd - March 3rd, 2017
OPENING RECEPTION & REMARKS:
February 4th, 2:00-4:00pm
Juror: Joann Moser,
Senior Curator of Graphic Arts Emerita,
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
http://pyramidatlanticartcenter.org


SMITH CENTER FOR HEALING
AND THE ARTS
JOAN HISAOKA GALLERY
1632 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Alchemical Vessels 2016
March 18 - May 6, 2016
OPENING RECEPTION:
Saturday, March 18th, 7:00-9:00 pm
http://www.smithcenter.org/arts-healing/


39th STREET GALLERY
3901 Rhode Island Ave
Brentwood, MD 20722
Portrait - Portrayal - Portal
March 12 – April 23, 2016
OPENING RECEPTION:
Saturday, March 12th, 5:00-8:00 pm
http://www.39thstreetgallery.com