Cigar 76

Cigar 76

This painting was inspired by Cigar Box Lid #3 by Richard Diebenkorn.  What I really liked ... READ ON

Penn Station

Penn Station

Serious art has been the work of individual artists whose art has had nothing to do with style because they were not in the least connected with the style or the needs of the masses. Their work arose rather in defiance of their times. - Franz Marc

Dorothy in the Press

Dorothy in the Press

On Sunday, May 14, 2017 and Mother's Day, the Press Democrat printed an article in the SonomaLife section about the ... READ ON

Dorothy on Exhibit

Dorothy on Exhibit

Dorothy has made it to The Paul Mahder Gallery in Healdsburg, CA.  She is the first full-size prototype of my Turtle Project.  My mobile shelters, which I ... READ ON

NYC Subway Station Studio Photo

NYC Subway Station Studio Photo

One of the things I enjoy about painting is creating and building the paint layers.  As an architect, I was trained ... READ ON

Nitty Gritty Studio Photo

Nitty Gritty Studio Photo

I completed this painting earlier this year.  It's comprised of a LOT of layers that create a type of urban fabric.  The overall 'technical' components ... READ ON

Dorothy the Mobile Shelter

Dorothy the Mobile Shelter

Earlier this year I started working on a design for a mobile shelter.  With the show fast ... READ ON

Going the Distance

Going the Distance

I have spoken to many artists, writers, gallerists, etc. over the years.  There is one thread that holds them all together and that is the desire for their particular message, idea or brand to be heard and validated in some measurable way ... READ ON

Painted Skateboards

Painted Skateboards

Here's one of my paintings on a skateboard.  It was inspired by the movie Days of Thunder ... READ ON

Pause ...

Pause ...

Every once and a while an editor and/or reporter from an art-centric publication takes interest in what I've been up to ... READ ON

Engage Art Fair Booth

Engage Art Fair Booth

The great thing about doing indoor shows is being able to present a larger body of works that is just not possible to do in the studio ... READ ON

Munchkins

Munchkins

I am in the final stages of preparation for a show at the Paul Mahder Gallery in Healdsburg, CA. which will feature my mobile shelters called Turtles.  The theme for my exhibit is based on the Wizard of Oz and is entitled "There's No Place Like Home" ... READ ON

Berman's Turtles

Berman's Turtles

Over the past few months I have been working on a project to create mobile shelters to address the homeless population in Sonoma County ... READ ON

Engage Art Fair Video

Engage Art Fair Video

Here's a short video of my booth at the Engage Art Fair 2017 ... READ ON

Mobile Shelter

Mobile Shelter

Over the past month I have been working on a new series of mobile shelters that will be featured in a show at the Paul Mahder Gallery in May 2017.  The show is called A Place to Call Home and is in conjunction with North Sonoma County Services ... READ ON

Port Authority Skateboard

Port Authority Skateboard

One of the great things about creativity is if it is allowed to permeate other media the art is enhanced ... READ ON

Woven Tale Press Article

Woven Tale Press Article

One of the great things about my new website is that it is so easy to share what I am up to quickly and easily ... READ ON

New Work

New Work

People always ask me how I come up with my paintings.  All I can tell them is that my work is predicated on process ... READ ON

Berman Blocks

Berman Blocks

Last week I met with some good people at a maker space in Sebastopol called Chimera to take some photos of my Berman Blocks ... READ ON