Sandee Berman: Americana Collection (Sept. 7 – Nov. 9, 2013)

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Sandee Berman

(KUHN GALLERY)

“I have always been inspired by the tropical beauty of the Everglades. My color pencil drawings express my deep love for the architecture of the turn of the century homes, that remain today as landmarks to our truly American Heritage, as well as a visible tie to our past.”

Sandee Berman, a 30 year resident of Coral Springs, Florida, was brought up in Long Beach, New York and attended Music and Art High School in Manhattan, the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn where she studied architecture and Queens College in Flushing, New York where she majored in Education.

Sandee married and has 3 children. She taught ceramics from her home studio in Oceanside, New York and then opened a 10,000 sq.ft. facility in Lindenhurst, New York known as the Long Island Ceramic Center.  Sandee relocated to Coral Springs, Florida in 1983, where she worked for MAP Builders as a Color Coordinator and Consultant to new home buyers.

Later, Sandee opened her own Public Relations and Advertising Business and was commissioned by: The Stranahan House, Gray Line Tours, Pompano Chamber of Commerce, Pompano Economic Group, Coral Springs Chamber of Commerce, Coral Springs Economic Group and the City of Coral Springs to promote these three fast growing South Florida areas.

As Sandee Novick Promotions, she is best known for her publications featuring Maps of Las Olas Boulevard, Broward County, Pompano Beach and Coral Springs. Sandee published a business magazine for Pompano Beach which received the Best in Public Relations award from the American Marketing Association’s Gold Coast Chapter. Sandee was involved in Our Town and published the Coral Springs, Where-to-Eat and Have Fun, a restaurant and community resource guide.

Sandee re-married in 1989, and worked with her husband for 20 years in their own successful custom window treatment business known as Barry’s Blind’s.

Today, in her 70s, Sandee is realizing her life long dream to be a “recognized artist” and is fulfilling her potential in that direction. From 2001 through 2009, Sandee submitted her color pencil drawings to the South Florida Senior Games sponsored by Broward County, Sun Sentinel News and the cities of Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Sunrise, Wilton Manors and Tamarac. During her participation, Sandee won 3 gold medals, 2 silver medals and 4 bronze medals. Sandee wishes to share her passion and her art with you and is debuting her Award Winning Americana Collection here at the Coral Springs Museum of Art.

 Sandee Berman   email: sandeedesigns@att.net

website: sandeedesigns.com

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