Curriculum Vitae:


Nell Waters Bernegger 

Born 1974 Illinois

Lives and works in Brooklyn & Connecticut



1999  BFA in Painting, SUNY Purchase, New York.  

1994-95 Parsons the New School for Design,  New York, New York.

1992-94 Academy of Art, San Francisco, California.



2018 Brethren Gallery, Queens, New York

2017 Wayfarers project space, Brooklyn New York

2013 SOLOS, selected by Susan Cross (curator for MASS MoCA), Westport Arts Center, CT


Two Person:

2019 Longer Terms with Benjamin Pritchard at Centotto Gallery, Brooklyn NY


2019 Among Friends, Clemente Soto Velez Cultutal Center, Brooklyn ,NY


M. David gallery Brooklyn, New York

Walking is a Way of Knowing, Brooklyn, New York

Bushwick Open studios, Brooklyn, New York


We Are The Ones, CGK, Copenhagen, Denmark

UNEARTHLY, Dekalb Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, New York

WOVEN, Wayfarers Gallery, Brooklyn, New York 

Nasty Women, The Institute Library gallery, New Haven, CT.  


Ridgefield Guild of Artists, selected by Katherine Markel, CT

The Artist Collective Pop-up, WAC, CT

DMA show, Westport, CT


Claudine Maidique Gallery, MIAMI PROJECT, Art Basel Fair, Miami, FL.

WAC Collective Members Show, Westport, CT. 

WAC Collective Pop Up Show, WAC, CT

Serena and Lily, San Francisco, CA.


WAC Collective Members Pop Up Show, CT. 

Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

Serena and Lily, San Francisco, CA.

Moments show, WAC, CT

Yale-New Haven Hospital, CT.

Ridgefield Guild of Artists,CT.

Dovecote, Westport  


Home Sweet Home, WAC,  selected by Jennifer Gross  (curator of deCordova Sculpture park & Museum)

Art About Town show, Westport, CT.

Ridgefield Guild of Artists, CT.

2012:  Harvest Show, Brooklyn, New York

 Ridgefield Guild of Artists, CT

‘Foodies’ WAC, CT.

Mayor’s Gallery, Norwalk City Hall, CT


Dovecote Westport, CT

49th Annual CCNS Art Show, Rowayton, CT.

Troy Gallery Westport, CT.


H20 Show S.P.A.G. Norwalk, CT.

THE ART STUDIO show, Westport, CT.

Art by Local, Sconsett Square, CT

48th Annual CCNS Art Show, Rowayton, CT.

'SUMMER’group show at WAC, CT.

Dovecote, Westport, CT

Selected Group Show, Rockwell Gallery, Wilton, CT.


THE ART STUDIO show, Westport, CT.

Dovecote Westport, CT


Members Show WAC, CT.


MFA/BFA Graduate show Purchase College, SUNY, Purchase, New York.


Art Fairs:

Claudine Maidique Gallery, Miami Project, Art Basel Miami Week, Miami, Florida


Curator for group show, Woven, Wayfarers Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.


2019 DNA Residency, Cape Cod , MA.

2018 Georgia Residency, Corpus Christie, Texas

2017 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont


Nut II


Architectural Digest

The New Haven Register

Domino Magazine: Featured Artist at home

New England Art Magazine



Yale-New Haven Hospital Permanent Collection

Private Collections in United States and Europe



One River School, Art Teacher Westport, CT. 2019

Aldrich Museum, Healing Arts Panel Discussion 2019

lYale-New Haven Hospital- Teaching Artist for Healing Arts program, New Haven, CT. 2013-15

TEA Talks: Healing through the Arts- panel discussion, Town Hall, Westport, CT. 2014

Special Arts ( art workshops for children with special needs)- Teaching Artist, Westport Arts Center, CT. 2013-14