About

Bret Bertholf

100 E. 51st Ave

Denver CO 80216

Phone: 303.905.6443 Email: bretbertholf@earthlink.net

 

Education:

1988 BFA, Rhode Island School of Design

1994-1995 Artist in Residence, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass

Village CO

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

1987-1988 European Honors Program, RISD, Rome Italy

 

Experience:

Commercial Film/Video Director, 2009-present, Incite Films, Denver CO

Production Design, Storyboard Artist, Illustrator 2003-present

Tattered Cover Book Store, Children’s Events Coordinator, Display Artist,

Assistant Buyer, 1990-2003

 

Publications:

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

 

Film/Video:

 

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.

 

Television:

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

 

Commercial & Corporate:

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