Charles C. Bergman is Chairman of the Board and CEO of The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the largest foundation ever created to exclusively aid worthy and needy visual artists. He serves on the Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission of New York City, appointed by Mayor Bloomberg and is on the Overseers’ Committee of the Harvard University Art Museums. He was appointed by Governor Pataki to The New York State Council on the Arts and is on the Board of Trustees of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, in Miami, the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, in New York, Very Special Arts in Washington, D.C., and numerous committees and boards. Mr. Bergman is Senior Advisor to Foursome Investments, Ltd. in London, and he advises widely on corporate philanthropy.
He is also Chairman of the Sculpture Committee of the Park Avenue Malls Planting Project and a member of the National Council of the Glimmerglass Opera. Formerly, Mr. Bergman served as Vice-President of the Inter-American Foundation for the Arts, the first private cultural exchange program between the United States and Latin America.