1999 MFA University of Washington, Seattle
1997 BFA University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
2015 Structure and Ornament, Frye Art Museum, Seattle
2014 Uncertainty of Enclosure, INOVA, Milwaukee, WI
2013 Betty Bowen Exhibition, Seattle Art Museum
2010 Work Song, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, (Collaboration)
2009 Deep, Dark, Lawrimore Project, Seattle
2008 Sited, Lee Center, Seattle
2005 New Worlds, Howard House, Seattle
2005 Part and Parcel, cherrydelosreyes, Los Angeles
2003 Living Room Proposal for Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
2002 Surveying, Howard House, Seattle
2000 Introductions, Howard House, Seattle
Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 Neddy Artist Awards Exhibition, Cornish School of the Arts, Seattle
2012 Moment Magnitude, Frye Art Museum, Seattle
2011 TOPO/GRAPHY, Edward Cella, Los Angeles
2010 Depattern, Galleri Erik Steen, Oslo, Norway
2009 Elusive Elements, Museum of Northwest Art
2008 Gimme, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle
2007 Perfect Landscape, Lawrimore Project, Seattle
2006 Swallow Harder: Selections from the Ben and Aileen Krohn Collection, Frye Art Museum, Seattle
2005 Woods, d.u.m.b.o. arts center, Brooklyn, NY
2004 Remodeling, California State University Art Museum, Long Beach (catalog)
2004 Lewis and Clark Territory: Contemporary Artists Revisit Race, Place and Memory, Tacoma Art Museum (catalogue)
2003 Ulterior Motives, Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Portland
2002 LAVA, Noodleworks Studio, Seattle (catalog)
Public Art Commissions
2016 Sound Transit, University Link Light Rail Station, Architectural installation, Seattle, $600,000 budget. Design completed.
2013 King County Library System, 320th St Library, $50,000 design only budget.
2013 City of Seattle, Highland Park, $85,000 budget.
2013 King County, Short span bridge design, $72,500 design only budget.
2010 King County Library System, Federal Way Library, $60,000 bedget.
2009 City of Shoreline, WA, Suspended sculpture for city hall lobby, $60,000 budget.
2009 Vulcan Inc., Seattle, undisclosed budget.
2007 4Culture, Suspended sculpture, Seattle, $10,000 budget
2005 University of Washington, Residence hall sculpture, Seattle, $30,000 budget.
Grants and Awards
2015 Neddy Artist Award Finalist, Seattle
2014 Grants for Artist Projects Award, Artist Trust, Seattle
2013 Betty Bowen Award, Seattle
2013 Artist Trust Fellowship, Seattle
2012 Individual Artist Project Grant, 4Culture, Seattle
2010 The Artist Trust Arts Innovator Award, Seattle
2009 Individual Artist Project Grant, 4Culture, Seattle
2006 Grants for Artist Projects Award, Artist Trust, Seattle
2005 Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Washington, Seattle
2002 Artist Trust Fellowship, Seattle
2002 Seattle Collects, Purchase Award, Seattle Arts Commission
2001 Grants for Artist Projects Award, Artist Trust, Seattle
Birnie Danzker, Jo-Anne. Leo Saul Berk: Structure and Ornament. Frye Art Museum, 2015. Print
Langner, Erin. “Warm Rug for a Black Night,” Arcade, Fall, 2015. Print.
Manitach, Amanda. “The Poetry of Space,” City Arts. May 29th, 2015. Print.
Margolis-Pineo, Sarah. “Leo Saul Berk: Structure and Ornament at Frye Art Museum,” The Daily Serving, June 30th, 2015. Online.
Upchurch, Michael. “At the Frye, Leo Saul Berk interprets the home that made him,” Seattle Times, June 22nd, 2015. Print.
Bullock, Margaret E. and Rock Hushka. Best of the Northwest. Tacoma Art Museum, 2013. Print.
Harmon, Katharine A., and Gayle Clemans. The Map as Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography. New York: Princeton Architectural, 2009. Print.
Graves, Jen, “Ace in the Hole: Leo Saul Berk and the Obscenity of Data,” The Stranger, September 29th, 2009.
Kangas, Matthew, “Leo Saul Berk: ‘Deep, Dark’ at Lawrimore Project,” Art ltd., January, 2010.
Faigin, Gary, “Exploring Perspectives,” KUOW, August 21st, 2008.
Clemans, Gayle, “Notions of Place and Space,” Seattle Times, March 9th, 2007.
Mandorino, Grant, “Swallowing Seattle,” Artnet Magazine, March 2006.
Beal, Suzanne, “Leo Saul Berk at Howard House,” Art in America, vol. 5, May, 2006, 197.
Hackett, Regina, “Flat Objects gain fresh dimensions in Berk’s ‘New Worlds’,” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, September 16th, 2005, 20.
Koplos, Janet, “Report from Seattle,” Art in America, September, 2005, 63-71.
Harmon, Katharine A. You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination. New York: Princeton Architectural, 2004. Print.
Hushka, Rock. Lewis and Clark Territory: Contemporary Artists Revisit Place, Race, and Memory. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2004.
Noriyuki, Duane, “Perception, Deception: Beyond Model Homes,” Los Angeles Times, March 18th, 2004, E16-17.
Hackett, Regina, “Exploring the Legacy of Discovery,” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 20th, 2004, 18.
Hall, Emily, “Empty Nest: A Model Living Room,” The Stranger, August 1st, 2003, 34.
Kangus, Matthew, “Berk, Casis Tackle Different Angles on Abstract Art,” Seattle Times, August 23rd, 2002, 43H.