has been an artist all his adult life, but he put his painting career on hold
for nearly twenty years while he earned an MBA at the University of Chicago and
established an advertising/marketing agency in the Chicago area.
late 1990s, Bernard began to lighten his duties in his company in order to
devote more time to painting. Along the way, he has taken workshops with
several well-known painters and teachers, including Robert Wade, Arne
Westerman, Eric Wiegardt, Frank LaLumia, Alvaro Castagnet and Albert Handell.
Now a full-time resident of Santa Fe, Bernard divides his time between plein
air painting and studio painting. He has exhibited in galleries in Santa Fe and
Albuquerque, and in Utah and Arizona as well. His work appears in private and
corporate collections around the country.
in International Artist Magazine’s Seascapes, Rivers and Lakes art
competition. The competition was open to painters worldwide and accepted
works in all media
Canyon painting selected for the Top 200 in the prestigious Arts for the
in four consecutive New Mexico Watercolor Society Shows
by Jill Panke