William Berra lives in Santa Fe and has gained recognition for his unique use of oils. Subject matter ranges from the Western desert to Avignon, France to the American seashore. His work is strongly influenced by the Italian Macchiaioli School of the 1850's. He is equally comfortable and artistically accomplished with large canvases as well as miniatures.
Berra's work has been shown in over 40 competitions and shows, including group and solo exhibitions. Berra's paintings have been exhibited extensively in the United States and are represented in private and public collections around the world, including Taiwan, Spain, the U.S. State Department, Bell South, and the University of Texas.