Polly Berlin, Artist
Original Paintings

Work and Art Resume

 

  EDUCATION

 

1994 Custom Framing Training -  Larson Juhl’s, Methuen, MA

1986 Accounting 1 & 11 -  D.W. College, Nashua, NH

1985 Portraiture (oil & pastel)  Daniel Green (Renowned Artist) New York, NY

1982 Portraiture (watercolor) Pheobe Flory (Renowned Artist) Mount Vernon,NH.

1980-1981  3  Full Semesters Fine Art Degree, University of New Hampshire, NH

1979-1980 Associate Degree in Arts, University of New Hampshire, NH

1978 Water Color with Martin Ahearn (Renowned Artist) Gloucester, MA

 

WORK HISTORY

 

2004 to present Real Estate Broker/Owner, Lake Gallery Real Estate, Belmont, NH

2000 – 2003            Real Estate Broker, Re/Max, Laconia & Meredith, NH

1999 - 2000            Real Estate Broker, Coldwell Banker, Laconia, NH

1997 - 1999            Real Estate Sales Associates, Better Homes and Garden, Nashua, NH

1995-1997 Teaching Art, private lessons and at the Institute of Art, Nashua, NH

1995-1999 H & R Block Tax Preparation (part-time)

1986-1995 Accounting, Canteen Corp., Waltham, MA

1983-1986 Accounting, Service America, Nashua, NH & Stoneham, MA

1981-1982 Secretary, G.N. Johnston Equipment, Lachine, Quebec

Prior 1977 10 years Banking Experience, Montreal, Quebec

 

1977-1997 ART EXPERIENCE

 

Exhibits and Shows, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusset & New Hampshire

Conducted several art classes in oil, watercolor for adults and children

Operate a small business “Framing Nook” 1994-1997

CHAIRPERSON: “Spring Palette” Art Exhibit 1992, 1993, 1994

BOARD ADVISER: Nashua Artists Association 1993-1994

PRESIDENT: Nashua Artists Association - 1992

Gallery Owner/Parternership, Amherst NH - 1986

TREASURER: Nashua Artists association 1983-1985

Past Memberships:

Nashua Artists Association  

The Chelmsford Artists Association -

Sharon Arts Center

Past Gallery Representation:

The Small World, Gloucester, MA 

Art Three Gallery, Manchester, NH 

The Art Place, Wolfeboro, NH

 

AWARDS 1977 to Present

 

1978- 1st place, oil, Merrimack, NH

1980 - 1st place, w/c, Merrimack, NH

1980 - Honorable mention, oil, Merrimack, NH

1980 - Honorable mention, Manchester, NH

1980 - 1st place, graphite, Merrimack, NH

1980 - 3rd place, graphite, Manchester, NH

1981 - 1st place, oil, Merrimack, NH

1983 - 3rd place, graphite, Merrimack NH

1983 - 3rd place, w/c, Nashua, NH

1983 - 1st place, w/c , Manchester, NH

1983 - 2nd place. w/c, Manchester, NH

1983 - 2nd place, w/c, Lowell, MS

1983 - 3rd place, w/c, Chelmsford, MA

1983 - 3rd place, w/c, Andover, MA

1984 - 2nd place, w/c, Nashua, NH

1985 - 2nd place, w/c, Manchester, NH

1987 - 3rd place, w/c, Manchester, NH

1990 - Purchase award, oil, St.Portland, ME

1991 - Honorable mention, w/c, Milford, NH

1992 - Purchase award, oil, Saco, ME

1993 - Purchase award, oil, Saco, ME

1994 - Purchase award, oil, Saco, ME

1997 - Purchase award, oil, Saco, ME

1997 - Purchase award, oil, Wolfeboro, NH

1997 - 3 Purchase award, oil, Conway, NH

1997 - Purchase award, oil, Portland, ME

2013 - 2nd place, acrylic, Dunedin, FL

2014 - Best of Show, oil, Creative Artists Guild,  Dunedin, FL

2014 - Honorable Mention, Alcohol Ink, Creative Artist Guild, Dunedin, FL

2015 - 2nd place, oil, Creative Artist Guild, Dunedin, FL

2015 - Honorable Mention, oil, Pinellas Park Art Society, FL

2016 - 2nd place, oil, Creative Artist Guild, Largo Library Exhibit, FL 

2016 - 2nd place, oil, The Exhibiting Society of Artists, FL

2016 - 2nd place, oil, Creative Artist Guild, Dunedin, FL 

2017 - Medal - International Society of Acrylic Painters, FL 

2017 - Honorable Mention - Miniature Art Exhibit - Winter Haven, FL 

 

 

 

 

  2010 to Present 

 

Art Associations

"CAG" Creative Art Guild, Dunedin, FL.

      President 2011-2013 - President 2014-15

"ISAP-FL" International Society of Acrylic Painters

"TSAA" Tarpon Spring Art Association, TS, FL

"MASF" Miniature Art Society of Florida
 "LRAA" Lakes Region Art Association", New Hampshire
 "DFAC" Dunedin Fine Arts, Florida
 '"PAVA" Professional Association Visual Artists, Dunedin, FL
"TESA" The Exhibiting Society of Artists, FL
"C.P.A" Cider Painters of America
Art Instruction 
2011-15 Senior Group, Honeymoon Park, Dunedin FL
2014---- Workshops: Vynn Art Gallery, Meredith, NH
2014-15 Workshops: Long Center, Clearwater, FL
2016---- Workshops: Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin,FL
 
 
Present Gallery Representation
 
 Studio #6 /Stirling Art Studios & Gallery, 730 Broadway, Dunedin, FL
Vynn Art Gallery, Meredith, NH
The Artful Eye, St. Johnsbury, VT
Private and Corporate Collections, USA and Canada