CHARLIE MILGRIM is a multimedia artist from New York City. She moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in her 20's to attend the California College of the Arts, and later received her MFA from UC Berkeley. She has since participated in the Bay Area alternative arts community through exhibition and curation and has been a member of the Mercury 20 Gallery for the past 9 years. Charlie's work examines the ties and lies between history, culture, and survival. She works with a wide range of materials, from photography to tar paper made three dimensional to precariously arranged bowling balls. Her work has been reviewed in the San Francisco Chronicle, ART Ltd, and in a spotlight review in the New Yorker magazine, among other publications.