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Lorna Chumley Berlin, American artist. Recipient Achievement award Town of Amherst, 1983. Member American Association of University Women, American Artists Professional League, Niagara Fontier Watercolor Society (board directors, committee chairman), Amherst Society Artists (past president), Buffalo Society Artists, National League Penwomen (bronze medal of honor 1988).

Background

Berlin, Lorna Chumley was born on October 24, 1938 in Wadena, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Eugene Edgar And Bertha Lenora (Otterstad) Chumley.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Gustavus Adolphus College, 1960. Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1961.

Career

Research associate, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, 1961-1963;technical publications editor, United States Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida, 1964-1966;consultant, Buffalo Tourbine, Inc., Gowanda, New York, 1980-1986;watercolor teacher, Amherst Center School District, Amherst, Williamsville, New York, 1987-1988;watercolor teacher, Town of Amherst, since 1988. Summter staff St. Lawrence College, Brockville, Ontario, 1996. Workshop instructor Grand Island (New York) Art Society, 1987, Art Guild of Silver Lake, New York, 1989, Northstar Watercolor Society, Minneapolis, 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Buscaglia-Castellani Art Gallery, Niagara University, New York, Art Gallery, Niagara Falls, Kenan Center for Arts, Lockport, New York. Exhibited in group shows at 121st American Watercolor Show, New York City, Allentown Art Festival (1993, 97 1st prize), Albright Knox Art Gallery, since 1986, Watercolor West, 1989, 92, 94, 96, Niagara Frontier National, 1990 (award), 92, 94. 96.

      Walt Disney Festival of Masters, 1991 (2d prize), 1992 (judge's choice).

Membership

Member American Association of University Women, American Artists Professional League, Niagara Fontier Watercolor Society (board directors, committee chairman), Amherst Society Artists (past president), Buffalo Society Artists, National League Penwomen (bronze medal of honor 1988).

Connections

Married Jacques Arkin Berlin, December 17, 1960. Children: John Paul, Amy Kay.

father:
Eugene Edgar And Bertha Lenora (Otterstad) Chumley Berlin

spouse:
Jacques Arkin Berlin

children:
John Paul Berlin

Amy Kay Berlin