Awards and Accomplishments


  • Licensed to do painting honoring Buddy Holly for Buddy Holly estate
  • “I’ll Remember You” chosen for display at the Butler Institute of American Art Museum in Youngstown, Ohio


  • Won 2 awards for “A Moment In Time” – Pastel Society of The Sierras
  • Chosen to display painting – “I’ll Remember You” – in permanent collection in Mario Lanza Museum in Philadelphia
  • Chosen for signature status for Pastel Society of America and Pastel Society of the West Coast
  • Featured article in Pastel Artist International magazine
  • Reco International licensed painting for paperweight collectors’ item – “Memories in Blue”
  • Chosen as cover and featured artist for 2001 Winter Resource Issue of InformArt – a major art trade magazine


  • First Place, Northern Mines Open Art Competition – “Les Mademoiselles Classiques”
  • Best of Show, Nevada County Fair – “Lilies of Love”
  • First Place, Associated Pastelists on the Web (APOW), First national competition – “For the Love of Mica”
  • Best of Show and two Awards of Excellence – “Lilies of Love”
  • Editorial featuring Still Life Paintings in InformArt magazine


  • Reco International licensed painting for three-dimensional plaque – “Memories in Blue”
  • Best of Show, Northern Mines Open Art Competition – “Midnight Lace”
  • Cash Award, Pastel Society of America – “Midnight Lace”
  • Award of Merit, California State Fair – “I Never Promised You a Rose Garden”
  • Ampersand Award, Pastel Society of the West Coast – “Mixed Blessings”
  • Best of Show, Nevada County Fair – “Midnight Lace”


  • Best of Show, Nevada County Fair – “For the Love of Mica”


  • Commissioned to do portrait of Sylvester Stallone for Orion Pictures Corp.
  • Designed cover for Elvis Presley International Forum Magazine


  • Started the Berman Studios Publishing Company


  • Designed cover for Angel Records

Galleries and Exhibits


  • Terra Gallery – Palm Springs, California
  • Vista Gallery – Kings Beach, California
  • Watercolor Gallery – Laguna Beach, California


  • The Watersedge Gallery – Rancho Mirage, California


  • Nevada City Picture Framing Gallery

1999 – 2001

  • Vigils Gallery – Nevada City, California

1999 – 2001

  • The Louvre Gallery – Grass Valley, California


  • The Berman Gallery – Burlingame, California


  • Lyon Gallery – San Francisco, California

1976 – 1980

  • New Masters Gallery – Carmel, California – Resident Still Life Artist

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