Sandra C. Berkson
Acrylic, ink, pencil, chalk pastels, oil pastels, collage
Sandra Berkson, was born in Oakland, California: and has remained in the San Francisco Bay Area for several decades, as a child she loved painting and drawing. When she become a young adult working as a R.N. She would draw and paint the landscape as time permitted. Her travels to Europe furthered her interests in the arts. Then the time came for her to become more serious about art and its history. She completed her education with a BFA from California of Arts in Oakland; and a MFA from the Academy Art University, in San Francisco. Sandra is a member of several Bay Area art organizations where she has displayed her work. Her artwork is also in many collections. She works with many types of materials, such as acrylic, ink, pencil, chalk pastels, oil pastels, and college. The process begins with a few brush or pencil marks. The painting becomes a combination of memories, imagination, a love of color and a bit of soul. As any artist would, she hopes the viewer will be pulled into the artwork, Leaving the interpretation open to the observers imagination as they view the artwork.