The following is from an interview with the artist conducted by Aline Brandauer, Santa Fe, August 4, 2008:
Jason Berger is one of the last painter's painter. On a lovely afternoon this July, I had the chance to speak with this charming, intense eighty-three-year-old while he smoked an old and elegant Meerschaum pipe. ...
Berger was born in Malden, Massachusetts in 1924. A clever student, he became known early on for his puns and wickedly funny use of language. While at Roxbury Memorial High School, his obvious talent and passion for visual art led to his enrolling in the Museum of Fine Arts Vocational Art Classes for aspiring professionals. He then attended the Art School of the Museum of Fine Arts w
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