Sue and Bernie Pucker founded Pucker Gallery on Newbury Street in 1967. Over the past five decades, the gallery has grown to represent artists from around the world working in a variety of media including painting. sculpture, photography and ceramics. Pucker Gallery occupies 4,000 square feet of exhibition space at their Newbury Street location and presents ten exhibitions annually. While the collection is eclectic, the gallery represents artists of extraordinary ability and vision and all artwork is chosen with great reflection and care. Works by Gallery artists are included in over 150 public and private collections.
In addition to their contributions to the arts in Boston and beyond, Sue and Bernie have been actively involved in the greater Boston community for many years. Bernie has served as President of Solomon Schechter Day School and the Newbury Street League, and has served on boards of Friends of Copley Square and The Unity Project, among others. He is currently a board member at the Japan Society of Boston and the Jewish Publication Society. He is also on the Leadership Council of Facing History and Ourselves, an Overseer at Fuller Craft Museum and on the Advisory Committee for the Boston Center for Jewish Culture. Bernie received an MA in Modern Jewish History from Brandeis University, and a BA in History and English Literature from Columbia College.