Latitude 47 North


 

I loved to draw as a child and have always been captivated by art, yet I didn’t pursue painting until well into adulthood. I took some watercolor classes for a few years, studied many books on the medium and honed my drawing skills.

Life threw some curve balls and painting was put on hold for a while as I returned to school at 52 to study Web Development & Design. Upon receiving my degree, I began my own company and was able to incorporate some art in the design process keeping it on my radar.

Needing an outlet from the business world, I once again carved out some time to get back to painting. My choice of medium switched to acrylic paint as I fell in love with the flexibility, range of textures and depth of color. Though mostly self-taught, I studied for several years under internationally accomplished artist, Beverly Hooks, which helped me learn the fundamentals of acrylic painting.

Recently retiring from my business has given me the freedom to once again give painting my full attention. My style is still evolving and I am inspired by many things – beautiful landscapes, flowers, horses, dance, the sea. Like many artists, I am drawn to the light and am continuously learning and experimenting – trying to stay open to that serendipitous moment…

If you have questions about a painting, want more information or just want to chat, email me!

Rose Berg