Ute Bertog (1970, Germany) is a St. Paul based visual artist, who explores the relationship between language and its many representations. In 1998 she resettled in the US from her native Germany to pursue a career in the arts. She holds degrees in marketing and economics as well as a BFA in painting from the Minneapolis College of Art. She has exhibited her work in local and national venues including the Soap Factory, SooVisual Art Center and the Rochester Art Center in Rochester, MN. She is affiliated with Rosalux Gallery in Minneapolis, MN.



2005     Bachelor of Fine Art, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN, emphasis on painting

1997       MBA, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany with an emphasis on marketing and economics


EXHIBITIONS (*solo shows)

upcoming in February 2019:

One of many awkward feelings, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN *


Voiceatscript, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN *

15, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Sequential, Gallery 71, Edina, MN

Yeah Maybe #13: One Day After, One Year Later, Yeah Maybe, Minneapolis, MN


Still the Night, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN *

The Secret Life of Words, William Whipple Gallery, Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, MN *

SSA Annual Exhibition, National Galleries of Scotland, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland


Et al., TuckUnder Projects, Minneapolis, MN *

Chaos Management, Waiting Room, Minneapolis, MN

Reading the Story, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN *

War with the Newst, Park Square Theater, St. Paul, MN *

5 foot show, Gallery 360, Minneapolis, MN


Closing/Opening, Shoebox Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Do it, Denler Art Gallery, Saint Paul, MN

 Open Door 10, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

 Weird Neighbor, Soo Local, Minneapolis, MN


You are playin’ author, Kiehle Gallery, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN *

Painter, Painter, Painter, Painter, Painter, VidTiger Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Delineation, MCAD @ BI Worldwide Gallery, Edina, MN


Groupshow at Barnes & Thornburg, Minneapolis, MN


Daily Selections and Rewriting, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN *

Readings, Gallery One at TractorWorks Building, Minneapolis, MN *

Textworks, Gallery One at BMW in Minnetonka, MN *

Departure, grayDUCK Gallery, Austin, Texas


Untitled, Kiehle Gallery, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN

GM 10: A Theory of Values, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN

Untitled 7, SOO Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN

The Space between us, Art House Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Flat Line, Sellout Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Foot in the Door 4, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

Altered Pages at Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, MN


Sketchbookproject, Art House Gallery, Atlanta,

Paradigm Shift: MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, MN


61st Juried Exhibition, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA

Art on the Plains X, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND,

Summer Invitational, Thomas Barry Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN

North of the 45th, DeVos Art Museum, Marquette, MI

Storage, Gallery 0, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN

Midwest Sanctuary, Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, MN


NAFSA Annual Convention, Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN


Senior Show, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

Merits Show, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

Made at MCAD, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN



Conversation on painting: Melissa Loop & Ute Bertog, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Visiting Artist, Saint Cloud State University, Saint Cloud, MN


Participant in Painting and Agency panel discussion facilitated by Jehra Patrick in conjunction with her exhibition Courtesy of _ in Minneapolis, MN


Visiting Artist, MCAD, Minneapolis, MN

Guest Lecturer, Kiehle Gallery, Saint Cloud State University, Saint Cloud, MN

Visiting Artist. Facilitated Public Workshop: Studio Time with Ute Bertog. Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN


Visiting Artist, MCAD, Minneapolis, MN