Wilfred (Wally) Berg
(1908 - 2002)
Wilfred (Wally) Berg was active/lived in Michigan, Florida. Wilfred Berg is known for mural and easel painting.
Biography Wilfred (Wally) Berg
Wilfred "Wally" Berg was born in Muskegon, Michigan on May 17,
1908. Except for winters spent in Florida and a tour of duty in
North Africa during World War II, he lived his whole life in the area.
Berg knew from an early age he wanted to draw and paint. He
recalled that his first grade teacher like a drawing he made and
displayed it on the bulletin board. Berg received his first
formal art training during his high school years at Hackley Manual
Training School. The school's art instructor, Wilbur Knesle, also
taught classes at the Hackley Art Gallery and Berg attended those
classes after graduating from high school. He later studied at
the Ringling Art School* in Sarasota, Florida,
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