Gerart aka Gerhard Snyman born in 1972, Pretoria graduated from the Technicon of Pretoria and obtained his diploma in Graphic Design in 1995. Afterwards he entered the world of Graphic design, cartoons and illustrating for a few years…
Gerart is now an established fine artist originally from Pretoria and has found his new home in Cape Town.
After many years of creating art he has earned a well-deserved place among some of the best artist in the world. He is the proud owner of the Gerart Exclusive Art Gallery in the centre of Franschhoek. Gerart’s search for his true calling has led him to experiment with a variety of styles, disciplines, mediums and techniques. His constant exploration of his artistic self has led to a natural progression toward the discipline of acrylic on canvas.
Gerart paints with confidence and explosive passion. He play’s and explores with both paint and brush and pallet knife, fresh, vibrant and exciting colour combinations with each stroke. He demonstrates and unmistakable unique style and is truly and expressionist by heart. Gerart finds his inspiration in form itself and favours portraits, figures and wild life above All subject matter. This distinctive technique and use of colour result in works of art that exude and exotic passion and capture the very essence of sensual power that any form possesses.
Praised by critics and art collectors alike … recognised by a number of exhibiting galleries and has been acknowledged by several notable South African artist to be a great up-and-coming painter.
“Every colour carries its own emotion this flow of vibration is a creative expression that reflects ones being and brings forth the truth of who you really are!” – Gerart