It was a West Texas desert where Mr. Bermes came into being late in the year 1978. In his formative age he was an inattentive student lost in daydreams and his sketch pad. As a teen he divided his time between cattle pastures, the football field, meandering unnamed oil patch roads of caliche construct, and hiking the remote back-country trails of Big Bend observing the atmospheric distances of the high desert mountains. The high school art room is where methods of screen-printing, oil painting, pastels and sculpting were revealed to the young man. In his twenties and early thirties, screen-printing, stencils, homemade stickers, calligraphy, and songwriting became the focus. Currently oil painting and digital illustration holds his attention once the children and professional responsibilities are settled.
Shows and Exhibitions:
November 2016: ART7 – Texas Artist Coalition: Small Works Show at ART7 Gallery, Fort Worth, TX
July 2017: Texas Artist Coalition: Impromptu Invitational at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center
February 2018: Exhibited at the ART7 – Texas Artist Coalition: Small Works Show at ART7 Gallery, Fort Worth, TX
March 2019: Fort Worth Community Arts Center – Spring Gallery Night Juried Exhibit 2019
June 2019: Included in the Sixth Annual Artspace111 Regional Exhibition juried by Hilde Nelson, the Curatorial Assistant for Contemporary Art at the Dallas Museum of Art
October/November 2019: Exhibited in the 3rd Annual First Come First Serve Exhibit at Fort Works Art
November 2019: Exhibited in the 3rd Annual Small Works Show at Art Room in Fort Worth, TX
August 2020: Currently exhibiting with the 15th Annual Texas Artist Coalition Juried Exhibition at Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Juror: Benjamin Espino
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