Cathy Berse is a 33-year resident of Florida. Cathy attended the University of Wisconsin, University of Tennessee, and Milwaukee Area Technical College. In years past she has worked as a graphic designer, teacher and muralist. She is now an avid Plein Air artist and her work can be found in private homes as well as public places including The White House, New Smyrna Beach’s City Hall, the New Smyrna Historical Museum, Advent Health and Canaveral National Seashore.
While painting Plein Air I’m able to capture the light that caught my eye as well as the true colors of nature. I love what I do, and it is my goal to pass that love along in my work. If a viewer can step into the scene I have just painted and get as much pleasure from it as I did painting it, I consider it a successful painting.
Painting in the Wekiva Paint Out gives me a chance to share the beauty of Florida.