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

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.


jerry waese said...

hey gorgeous!
the light is liquid and airy

dornberg said...

thanks chuck,
i like the image and your style.
will see you again in nyc,

Rachana said...

Great works!

ujwala said...

wonderful painting and congratulations!

Susan Sorrell said...

Congrats on the award!!! Love the painting and your style.

george said...

The composition would be stronger without the lady in the foreground. Elements of three are better than four.

Chuck Berk said...

Thanks for input George. The painting works, as is, for me.

Art (Bob) said...

It almost has a Renoir quality to it; very nice composition.

American Genius said...

Congratulations. ...and
I love your style.

José said...


Great depiction of perspective.
I also like its composition.

Kind regards,