An award winning Colorado watercolorist, Bertie skillfully paints landscape, portraits, still life and animals. Bertie has lived in Western Colorado since 1962. The colorful rural areas in which she has lived influence her work.
She has received many awards in local, state and national shows. Her landscapes are active and colorful, her portraits of Native Americans reflect the culture they capture, always sparkling with reflective light. Bertie's underlying secret is painting a feeling …..She says, "I don't paint to please a judge or according to the rules, but for people who see my work and recall their own memories and experiences and feel happy.