Creighton Berry, New York Member Since October 2013 Artist Statement A native New Yorker, Creighton Berry grew up in Manhattan and the South Bronx. He attended James Monroe High School and later graduated from Brooklyn's Pratt Institute. His advanced work includes studies at New York's School of Visual Arts.
During Berry's career in advertising, he served as Executive Art Director of the former Gimbel's (New York) department store for many years. In 1969, he started work as a full time freelance illustrator until retiring retirement in 1989. Today, Berry creates his paintings at his studio on Long Island's East End and has been a longtime volunteer in the Long Island Presbyterian church community.