Gary Thomas Erbe is active/lives in New Jersey, New York. Gary Erbe is known for trompe l'oeil objects-views, engraver.
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Biography Gary Erbe
Gary T. Erbe, a self taught painter in the medium of oil, was born in Union City, New Jersey in 1944 where he continues to maintain his studio. Erbe was employed as an engraver from 1965 to 1970 while developing his personal approach to trompe L'oeil painting.
In 1969, he coined the term "Levitational Realism", which was a break away from traditional realism. In 1970, he made a decision that would profoundly change his life; he decided to pursue art full time.
He has been painting professionally for 32 years. His work has evolved over the years.
Erbe has exhibited extensively since 1970 with solo shows at The Butler Institute of American Art, Ohio; The Springfield Art Museum, MO; The Montclair Art Museum, NJ; The Boca
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