Bernardo Marigmen

Charlotte, Her Web And The Storm

Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Bernardo is an artist/director with a diverse background in the fine arts and architecture. He received a BFA in 1991 and a MFA in 1993 from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Bernardo also studied architecture at the Milwaukee School of Engineering, attended University of London in their design programs and taught art history at the illustrious Louvre in Paris.In 1999 he showcased & curated over 50 exhibits in the United States. He is also active in promoting the fine arts to children; especially in his hometown of Waukegan, Illinois. He assumed the role as Director of Art Etcetera (a local nonprofit arts awareness group). In this position, he has proven himself to be a driving force in the art community and has helped establish some of the city’s premier arts-related activities including the annual Dandelion Wine Fine Arts Festivals and the monthly ArtWalk where he promoted a diverse group of artists at Bernardo Marigmen Gallery in the historic Genesee Theatre.”

“[The project] sounds very interesting and unique and at the same time doing something good for the environment.”Bernardo Marigmen