Wietzie Gerber
Lorgues, France

When Wietzie Gerber broke her femur in 2013 from a biking accident, she was in a wheelchair for three months. During this time she had difficulty using a paintbrush and began using a painting knife instead. Her accident presented her with a blessing that led Wietzie to develop her unique technique — a surface full of small stipples of paint from the knife. This decadent surface of texture brings her abstraction to life. In addition, the color, shapes, and the subtle allusions in her titles, lead you through the emotional subject of her work. Although the paintings have a quiet, melancholy feel, there is a sense of radiance in the way she captures light as it moves through her compositions. The work feels expansive, as if growing out beyond the confines of the canvas, creating space with the drama of its bold color, strong lines, and copious markings.

Flowering Mind
39" x 39" , acrylic painting
$2,450

Time Pass
71" x 35.5" , acrylic painting
$3,700

At Peace
31.5" x 31.5" , acrylic painting
$1,600


Purple Dreams
20" x 20" , acrylic painting
$900

Pure Logic
20" x 16" , acrylic painting
$775

Persevere
20" x 27.5" , acrylic painting
$1,150


Searching for Peace
40" x 20" , acrylic painting
$1,550

Options
24" x 24" , acrylic painting
$1,025

Winter Melody
35.5" x 71" , acrylic painting
$3,700


Somewhere
20" x 20" , acrylic painting
$900

Thankful
31.5" x 24" , acrylic painting
$1,300

Lavender
20" x 27.5" , acrylic painting
$1,150


Where is the Ocean
27.5" x 20" , acrylic painting
$1,150

Drifting
24" x 31.5" , acrylic painting
$1,350

Sing Me the Blues
24" x 24" , acrylic painting
$1,025


Into the Sun
20" x 20" , acrylic painting
$950

Spaces in My Mind
24" x 31.5" , acrylic painting
$1,300


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