Nationally known for rich-colored watercolors painting real situations, Westerman catches the warmth and earthiness of his subjects. His book Paint Watercolors Filled with Life and Energy has sold out and is a collector’s item. His paintings are in many permanent collections of art museums & universities. He has a BS in journalism from University of Oregon, and is an American Watercolor Society signature member. He was accepted into the permanent collection of Arnot Museum in Elmira, N.Y. He is now a successful teacher and still travels nationwide holding seminars.