Gerald F Brommer (California, born 1927)
Gerald Brommer is a watercolor and acrylic painter, collagist, teacher, author and juror. He has written 23 books for high school and college art classes, on a wide range of subjects. He has also edited many high school and college texts and teacher resource books. His books are published by Davis Publications Inc. of Worcester, Massachusetts, and by Watson-Guptill Publishers of New York City.
He has exhibited in many national competitive watercolor shows and has had over 160 one-man shows from Alaska to Florida, and from Bermuda to Hong Kong and Taiwan. Each year, he juries several national watercolor shows and regional exhibits.
After 26 years of teaching high school art, he continues his teaching activities by leading workshops in the United States, Europe, Mexico, Canada and South America. Some are location workshops working "en plein-air"*, while others are studio classes in design, watercolor or four different approaches to working with collage. He is a Life Member and Past President of the National Watercolor Society*, and Honorary President of the National Association of Painters in Acrylics. His work has appeared in books as well as in American Artist, Southwest Art, and The Artist Magazine.
Brommer has completed filming 14 videos, of which 10 are produced for use in art education classes, and 4 for practicing artists.
He has exhibited in more than 200 group exhibitions including American Watercolor Society*, National Watercolor Society, Water USA Honor Society, Birmingham Art Museum, Butler Institute of American Art, National Academy of Design*, West Coast Watercolor Society, Watercolor West, The Royal Watercolor Society in London, Federation of Canadian Artists, Frye Museum of Art, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Watercolor Now, Watercolor Exhibition by Artists of Republic of China, United States and Australia in Taiwan and in many more shows.