Gerald Brommer (b. 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.

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, and Laguna Art Museum.

Source:
The Esther Wells Collection

From 1999 to 2012 the Jonathan Club acquired Brommer’s paintings in connection with his Resident Artist Membership.

The Fountain at Mission San Diego
The Fountain at Mission San Diego

2005 Watercolor on paper, 22 x 30 inches

San Francisco Fog
San Francisco Fog

1988 Watercolor on paper, 22 x 30 inches

Pemaquid Point
Pemaquid Point

2002 Watercolor and collage on paper, 15 x 22 inches

Palm Canyon Palms
Palm Canyon Palms

1998 Watercolor on paper, 30 x 22 inches

Pacific Sunset
Pacific Sunset

2002 Watercolor on paper, 18 x 24 inches

Mission San Juan Capistrano
Mission San Juan Capistrano

2002 Acrylic on canvas, 30 x 48 inches

Long Shadow / Indian Canyon
Long Shadow / Indian Canyon

2001 Watercolor on canvas, 22 x 30 inches

Lighthouse on the Dunes
Lighthouse on the Dunes

c. 2005 Watercolor on paper, 15 x 22 inches

Canyon Walk, Palm Springs
Canyon Walk, Palm Springs

1997 Watercolor on paper, 30 x 22 inches

Dunes and Cypress, Monterey
Dunes and Cypress, Monterey

2001 Watercolor on paper, 28 x 22 inches

Cambria Driftwood
Cambria Driftwood

1998 Watercolor on paper, 22 x 30 inches

Hazy Bright: Central Coast
Hazy Bright: Central Coast

2012 Watercolor on paper, 22 x 30 inches

Malibu Visit
Malibu Visit

2012 Watercolor on paper, 22 x 30 inches

Incredible Rocks, Death Valley
Incredible Rocks, Death Valley

1998 Watercolor on paper, 22 x 28 inches