Emily Berger is a graduate of Brown University, holds an MFA in painting from Columbia University and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in many galleries, universities and museums, including the Museum of Modern Art in Bogota. The National Academy of Art in New York awarded her the John Hultberg Memorial Prize for Painting. Her work was included in Process and Synthesis, a four person exhibit at Five Myles Gallery, and Soapbox Galleries In Seeing Through, with Nancy Manter and Anne Russinof. She has also been included in exhibits at Sideshow, Janet Kurnatowski, Outlet, and in Phaedo at StorefrontBushwick, reviewed by Patrick Neal in hyperallergic.com as The Many Faces of Abstraction.
Group exhibits include Sensory Impact at Morgan Stanley Global Headquarters in Purchase, New York, and the American Abstract Artists 75 Anniversary Print Portfolio exhibition originating at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center in Vermont and the University of Tennessee in Knoxville – traveling to Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania, and Tulane University. In 2014 Her paintings were exhibited in vis a vis/Emily Berger and Claire Seidl, at The Painting Center in New York City.