PETRA GERBER is a Washingtonian artist who received her MFA degree from The George Washington University. She has taught classes in design, painting, drawing, printmaking, calligraphy, illumination, and art appreciation at GWU and other universities as well as in her studio in Fairfax, Virginia. Her artwork has been exhibited in various galleries and museums in the United States and Germany, and has been sold to collectors around the world.
Petra is known for her three-dimensional realism, high impact color schemes, and carefully planned compositions. Always looking for challenges - Petra changed her focus from still life paintings to florals...from portraits to angel paintings...from landscapes to images of the Universe.
In addition to pursuing her painting career, Petra continues to teach at her studio in Fairfax.