Bernard Gerstner is a painter noted for crisp color and design in his work. He is a painter, teacher and demonstrator. His subject matter surrounds him on beautiful Cape Ann though his subjects are not confined to this area. His painting trips and workshops have his work extolling the beauty of all New England as well as New York state.
Gerstner holds memberships to Rockport Art Association, Boston Watercolor Society, Academic Artists, North Shore Arts Association, Rochester Art Club, International Marine Painters Association and New England Watercolor Society. Recent awards include the Gold Medal at North Shore, and the Eleanor M. Callow Award at Rockport.