Carolyn Newberger

When I was a child, I saw the world through art and music.  In high school, I studied art at Carnegie Mellon University and flute with the incomparable Bernard Goldberg of the Pittsburgh Symphony.  At Sarah Lawrence College I continued my flute studies, but my first and only art class was with a teacher that dryly explored the abstract properties of color and composition.  By semester’s end I concluded that I had a facile hand but lacked an artist’s mind, and lay down my pencil and brush.

 

The intervening years were full with music, family, and a rich career in psychology.   Then in July 2003, a friend insisted I join a watercolor workshop with Jane Goldman.  As soon as I dipped my brush into paint, I knew I had come home.  Since that summer, I draw or paint nearly every day, exhibit in juried group and solo shows, and have studied with superb teachers.   Prizes include
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