Bret Bertholf

100 E. 51st Ave

Denver CO 80216

Phone: 303.905.6443 Email: bretbertholf@earthlink.net



1988 BFA, Rhode Island School of Design

1994-1995 Artist in Residence, Anderson Ranch Arts Center

1993-1994 Intern, Ginny Williams Family Foundation, Denver CO

1987-1988 European Honors Program, RISD, Rome Italy



Commercial Film/Video Director/Producer, 2009-present

Production Design, Storyboard Artist, Illustrator 2003-2013

Tattered Cover Book Store, Children’s Events Coordinator, Display Artist & Assistant Buyer, 1990-2003



Written and Illustrated by:

The Long Gone Lonesome History of Country Music, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2007

Alfred Bester Is Alive And Well and Living In Winterset, Iowa, simultaneous publication, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Wormhole Books Chapbook, 2003


Illustrated by:

The Real Spy’s Guide to Becoming a Spy, by Peter Earnest with Suzanne Harper, Abrams, 2009

Leon and the Champion Chip, by Allen Kurzweil, GreenwillowBooks, 2006

The God of Mischief, by Paul Bajoria, Little, Brown

Leon and the Spitting Image, by Allen Kurzweil, Greenwillow Books,

The Printer’s Devil, by Paul Bajoria, Little, Brown


Selected Exhibitions (Paintings, 1989-1996)

1996 “The End of the World” Redshift Gallery, Denver CO

1995 Resident Show, Dow’s Gallery, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, CO

1994 “Artists Invite Artists” Kingston Gallery, Boston MA

1994 Members Show Core New Art Space, Denver CO

1993 Paintings, Core New Art Space, Denver CO

1989 Drawings and Paintings by Lianne Wirta and Bret Bertholf, Colorado

Mountaing College Fine Arts Gallery, Breckenridge CO


Performance History:

(As Halden Wofford) Please visit: http://www.hibeams.com/previous.cfm




Motion Pictures:

Kalamity Kate (short) 2009

Everyone But You (documentary, as Halden Wofford) 2008

Skills Like This (feature) 2007:  Art Department/Ilustrator as Bret Bertholf; Actor as Halden Wofford

Looking For Sunday (feature) 2006:  Art Dept.



High Noon Productions: Art Dept.:HGTV, Food Network, CMT


Commercial & Corporate:

As Producer/Director:  Furniture Row/Denver Mattress

As Director:  Clients Include:  Harper/Collins, Oskar Blues, New Belgium Brewery, Health One Network, Anthony’s Pizza, Furniture Row Marketing, EchoStar, EcoTech, Rock Resorts, McDonald’s (Assistant Director)


Art Dept. (Freelance):

Companies:  Incite Films, Feuld Films, Futuristic, Moxie

Clients Include:  CO Lottery, Starz, Qwest, McDonald’s, ESPN, Columbia Sportswear, National Geographic, Dish Network, Sears, Cabela’s, Maaco, Conoco


Political:  Art Dept.:  CO Talks Sense, Hickenlooper Mayoral Campaign, Coloradans for Fairness and Equality



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