"We are all one substance involved in the same terrible struggle, turning matter into spirit."
Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis

Thursday, October 05, 2006

Art Award Presentation/Reception...

2006 Judy & Elias Newman Memorial Award pict_1
NSPCA Pres. Douglas Wiltraut presenting award to Chuck Berk
A good time was had by all...click below (sound on) to view the video.

Painting demo, gallery reception and art award presentation.
~ Painting: “NY Spice” 26”x 30.5” framed acrylic on Bristol, ©2006
~ Art Organization: National Society of Painters in Casein & Acrylic
~ Award & Prize: 2006 Judy & Elias Newman Memorial Award -$1000.
~ Art Gallery: Binney & Smith Gallery, Bethlehem, PA

Thursday, July 20, 2006

J & E Newman Memorial Award

NY Spice©
"NY Spice" • 26" x 30" framed • acrylic on Bristol • © 2006 C.Berk

I am the honored recipient of the 2006 Judy & Elias Newman Memorial Award presented by the National Society of Painters in Casein & Acrylics.
This "NY Spice" painting was on exhibit with the NSPCA show at:
Binney & Smith Gallery, Bethlehem, PA, July 22nd - Sept. 17th
NOTE: If you click on the painting's image you will see
its WIP (work in progress) developmental steps.

Monday, July 10, 2006

NYC Retro...a painting video clip

Okay here's my first attempt to create a short video. If it works, this could be a valuable tool to demonstrate painting technique. Please keep in mind that it may take some time to load. If you can view it, I would appreciate hearing what you think. Oh yes, be sure and turn-up your sound.