An exhibit by Glenn and Marty Gerber of Sturgeon Bay will be shown in August at the UU Gallery of Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County in north Ephraim. The Gerber’s are retired from a thirty-two year career of teaching art in Racine schools. Glenn paints mainly in acrylic and Marty’s works are in graphite and pastel.
Glenn’s professional career began with a BFA degree from Layton School of Art and a MS degree from UW Madison. He has exhibited his work in shows on a local, state and national level receiving numerous awards in competition at all levels as well as having pieces in private collection. At the present time his work is on display in a retrospective at the Racine Art Museum. His works are shown regularly at the Miller Art Museum in Sturgeon Bay and the Hardy Gallery in Ephraim. He also is represented at the Paint Box Gallery in north Ephraim.
Marty’s art education was completed with a Master’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She has participated in local, regional, state and national shows for forty years. This summer her graphite drawings were included in “Drawings – A Group Invitational” exhibit at the Miller Art Museum.
The Gerbers moved to Door County in 2000. Glenn states, “I moved to Door County to revel in the making of art. The forces of nature have always been a fascination. I enjoy different styles of painting and the opportunity to depict various forms and compositions that nature presents to us, the viewer. I am inspired.”
Marty states that “curiosity pulls me forward to create and look at the world. Door County offers me a wide variety of opportunities for curiosity. I particularly like to study flowers.”
The UU Gallery is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 1 – 3 pm and Sunday from 11:00 until 12:30.