Caitlin Bermingham
For House Beautiful, Caitlin designed a "sun/root system" that refers to nature within the partitioned suburban landscape. Cloud formations, drawn from a book of weather symbols and meteorology for children, mingle with omnipresent microwave towers being disrupted by solar flares, representing man's inability to control the natural world. The root forms were inspired by trees casting shadows across the pool area. The vinyl floor piece was shown on the back deck over the pool.

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Caitlin Bermingham was recently in a 3-person show titled Radical Fabric at Long Island University's Humanities Gallery where she exhibited a large scale sculpture and installation of sewn vinyl (pictured above). She was also in an exhibition at the Galapagos Kunstalle and attended the Artist Summer Institute on Governor's Island, a program co-sponsored by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and Creative Capital. She has been showing her work at the Texas Firehouse in Long Island City since 2006, and was in a group show there this past summer. She attended a residency at the Vermont Studio Center in 2010 where she was the recipient of an artist's grant. She was also nominated for a Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant in 2009. She has exhibited in Berlin, Melbourne and at the NADA Art Fair Miami with Participant Inc.