Patrick Kelly Berry
ART CAREER:
Patrick Berry has persued a career in art since his childhood in Glacier National Park.
At an early age he found encouragement from local artists Ace Powell and Morse Blake.
As early as 1964 he was selling small woodcarvings and pen and ink drawings to tourists.
In 1975 he moved to Skokie Illinois to attend Joe Abbrescia's Village Art School.
On retunring to Montana he apprenticed himself to a stained glass studio.
In 1977 he took a job in an art casting foundry.
It was in the next year that his first bronze sculpture was produced.
To this day all work on P. K. Berry sculpture is done by the artist; from original model to patination.

Owner/Operator of P. K. Berry Sudios, Polson,MT
Art Director/Accounts Executive, Roger Thornhill Agency
Twenty+ years experience in the art casting industry with activities covering general production, public relations and bids on production costs for projects ranging from miniatures to heroic monuments
Art Director, Media and Marketing Advertising Agency
Editor and Graphic Designer for Sullivan and Associates, Kalispell,MT
Graphic Designer, Robert Healy Stained Glass, Kalispell, MT
1st place sculpture division, Cody Country Art League Exhibition, Cody, WY 1987
Featured in North American Sculpture Exhibition, Golden, CO 1987
Featured in Diamond Gold Exhibition, National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY 1989
Portraits of Tom Osborne and Bob Devany for the University of Nebraska 1990
Two bas-relief plaques for Jack Nicklaus’ Golden Bear Inc
Among five artist chosen to submit designs for three post season awards for the National Basketball Association 1991
Commissioned, in 1992, to redesign and produce the N.B.A. post season awards “The Defensive Player of the Year” and “The Sixth Man Award”
Designed Foster Family of the Year, Adoptive Family of the Year, Social Worker of the Year, Family Resource Worker of the Year and Department of Family Services County Agency of the Year Awards for the Montana State Foster and Adoptive Parents Association, 1992

INSTRUCTION AND COUNSELING:
Teacher of sculpture in the public school system with the Creativity Centre, Kalispell, MT
Private art instruction and workshops
Volunteer counselor and adviser to struggling and beginning artists in matters of technique and art business

ORGANIZATIONS AND POSITIONS:
Curator of “Baseball in Art”, Hockaday Center for the Arts, Kalispell, Montana, 1993
Curator of “Hot tools and Hog grinders”, Hockaday Center for the Arts, Kalispell, Montana, 1993
Contributing Editor The Cricketer International, North American Edition
Member of The C. C. Morris Cricket Library Association, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

EDUCATION:
Abbrescia’s Village Art School, Skokie, Illinois
Eastern Washington State College, Cheney, Washington
Flathead Valley Community College, Kalispell, Montana

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