Gertrud is an active member of both the McLean Art Society and the Vienna Arts Society. A few good and competent artists have helped her along the way and encouraged her to dare, to explore, to experiment and to make the best out of mistakes. Gertrud is still learning and trying to meet the challenges of competition and the use of new art materials. She continue to study the old masters and her goal remains to be a better painter.
The McLean Art Society’s monthly demonstrations have been stimulating and inspiring. Sales of her paintings show her that there is interest in her work among people in the community. Gertrud holds degrees in French and English, German being her native language. Art and history have always been her passion and she also loves to travel.