Gerbrand Van Heerden
Gerbrand Van Heerden was born in Krugersdorp in 1985. Throughout Gerbrand’s life he apprenticed under his father Douw Van Heerden, a fine artist.
Gerbrand attended Pro Arte Alphen Park High School and studied painting, drawing, art history and printmaking. He received his National Senior Certificate from College of Cape Town. Gerbrand studied two dimensional design, Craft, Sculpture, Painting and drawing and was awarded the certificate for best Art student of the year.
Gerbrand is a highly accomplished artist who works not only in traditional oils on canvas, but also with an unusual Venetian wax and oil medium on prepared masonite board.
Gerbrand always strives to improve and develop his style and technique. With each painting he endeavours to establish himself as a traditional classical still-life, landscape and figure painting, artist.