Rick Berman was born in 1944 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Over the course of his career, he taught at Georgia State University in Atlanta, North Georgia College (later University of North Georgia) in Dahlonega, the University of Georgia in Athens, and West Georgia College (later University of West Georgia) in Carrollton.

Raku Jar #1
Raku Jar #1

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts.

Collections at the Georgia Museum of Art in Athens, the Tubman African American Museum in Macon, and the High Museum of Art in Atlanta all feature his work.

Berman’s clay pieces Jar #1 and Raku Jar #1 are part of Georgia’s State Art Collection.

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Jar # 1

Jar # 1

Jar # 1 (1987) by Rick Berman is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Clay (raku), 10 x 10 x 10 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Raku Jar #1

Raku Jar #1

Raku Jar #1 (1987) by Rick Berman is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Clay, 8 x 10 (diameter) inches w/ lid

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.