(1920 - 2011)
Berneta P. Crowder was active/lived in Virginia. Berneta Crowder is known for folk art painting.
Biography Berneta Crowder
Born in Fort Mitchell, Virginia, Berneta Crowder (1920-2011) expressed her creativity in writing and staging plays at her church. She bought crayons for her child in the 1950's and experimented with them herself.
Miss Crowder began to paint memory paintings of daily, seasonal, and holiday activities in her community, depicting houses, farms, churches, cars, trains and the activities of many people, all from days gone by.
She said: "I paint kind of like Mattie Lou O'Kelley of Georgia.
Living near Richmond, Virginia Crowder painted with acrylics at a table by her kitchen window. She sold works in fairs, galleries, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, and exhibited at the show "Winter Past: Seasonal Impression
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