Twyla Gettert

VOYAGE MIA Magazine Interview: Meet Twyla

Twyla Gettert is the recipient of numerous awards for her paintings including a grant from the E.D. Foundation, NYC, NY. A graduate of the University of Iowa, she has been a full-time artist for over twenty years. Twyla’s paintings and photography are collected by both private and corporate art enthusiasts and have been purchased by over 55 corporations. Her work has been shown in museum exhibitions and also in a network of galleries throughout the U.S. Her art was selected for two international Sumi-E shows at the Osaka, Japan; National Museum of Fine Art. She creates in a number of mediums including Painting, Printmaking, Photography, manipulated Digital Radiography, Chinese Brush Painting, and Japanese Sumi-E. Ms. Gettert’s experience includes completing art-site specific projects with designers and architects. She has completed large-scale commissioned works on numerous healthcare and hospitality projects. As an Art/Science Collaboration, in cooperation with the University Of California, San Francisco, she has also utilized Digital Radiography (X-ray) to create a series of artworks. She has been represented nationwide and is currently represented by MAC Fine Art Galleries, Fort Lauderdale. By sharing her personal vision and emotion in painting, she hopes to draw viewers closer to their own inner worlds. “My goal for creating art and also for my work in the corporate and hospitality setting is to lift up and bring an artful, meaningful experience into daily life.”

Organizations: Board Member of Healdsburg Center for Fine Arts, 2007- 2009; Healdsburg, CA;
Chicago Artist Coalition; Broward Art Guild; Served as a Jurist for the Wisconsin Arts Cultural Fellowships of $15,000 each.

2019 Art Fort Lauderdale; Juried Exhibit: Fort Lauderdale, FL
2019 Spanish River Friends Gallery, Solo show; Boca Raton, FL
2018 MAC Fine Art Galleries, Women Who Paint-  Exhibit; Fort Lauderdale, FL
2018 Florida International University Green Library Gallery, Invitational Group show; Miami, FL
2018 MAC Fine Art Galleries, Group Exhibition; Fort Lauderdale, FL
2018 da Fonseca Contemporanea, “Nature Of Art” -Two Artist Exhibit; Wilton Manors, FL
2018 Bonnet House Museum, Honorable Mention Award- “Impressions” Juried Show; Fort Lauderdale, FL
2017 MAC Fine Art Galleries, “Dali and I” Invitational Exhibition; Fort Lauderdale, FL
2017 MAC Fine Art, Group Show; Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2014 – present MAC Fine Art Gallery; Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2016 Red Dot Fair – Art Basel Fair Week; Miami Beach, FL
2016 Bonnet House Museum; Honorable Mention- Juried Show; Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2016 Broward Community College; Bailey Hall Gallery Group show; Ft. Lauderdale
2014 Bonnet House Museum; Impressions Juried show, Honorable Mention award; Ft.Lauderdale, FL
2013 DuttonGoldfield Art Gallery, Solo Show; Sebastopol, CA
2011 Linden Gallery, Solo Show- Asian Abstracts; Door County, WI
2010 MMoca, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Design Furniture Exhibit; Madison, Wisconsin
2010 Paoli House Gallery, Hidden Worlds, Solo show; Madison ,WI
2009 Paoli House Gallery, Inkspots, Juried Printmaking Show ; Madison, WI
2009 Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Juried Printmaking Group Show, Sebastopol, CA
2007- 2010 Healdsburg Center for Fine Arts, Resident Artist, Healdsburg, CA
2004-2008 Linden Gallery; Locations: Ellison Bay, WI and Yunnan Province, China
2004 Water Street Gallery, Solo Show; Princeton, WI
2003 Osaka, Japan; National Museum of Art; International Sumi-Brush Painting Juried Exhibition; Three Nation participation – US, Taiwan, and Japan.
2002 Osaka,Japan; National Museum of Art; International Sumi-Brush Painting Juried Exhibition;
2001 University of Wisconsin, Group show; Madison, WI
2002 Edgewood College Juried Exhibition; Madison, WI
1998 Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art; Invitational Show; Ft. Lauderdale, FL
1997 Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art, Group show; Ft. Lauderdale, FL
1997-2001 Wentworth Galleries, (32 US locations) Nation-wide Representation
1995-1999 Gallery E; Lake Worth, FL
1994-1996 Aspen Grove Fine Art; Aspen, CO
1994-1997 Addison Gallery; Boca Raton, FL

SFO Marriott Waterfront; Burlingame, CA; (2) artworks for public areas. 40” x 60” each
Hyatt Hotel, Tampa, FL; (2) 7’ x 10’ commissioned original paintings for the Lobby public area
Hyatt Hotel; Naples, FL – (16 )18”x18”original mixed media commissioned paintings – Conference room
MCI-WorldCom, St. Louis, MO Lobby area commissioned original (3) 4′ X 6′ paintings, (3) 3 ‘x 7′ paintings
Brooks Fiber Optics, St. Louis, MO
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI; (12) paintings in various Departments.
Republic Industries; Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Fountainbleu Hotel; Miami, FL; (9) mixed media works 20” x20” each
Simon Industries; Chicago, IL
Century Furniture/Commissioned Paintings for Windsor Smith, Designer Icon Series, (12) mixed media 6 ’x 7’ orig. paintings. National contract for 12 Design Center locations.
NaBanco Corporation; Plantation, FL (2) 5′ X 15′ paintings, 4 X 12′ painting
Johnson Bank; Madison, WI (2) 4’X 6′ paintings
The Exchange Corporate Park; Ft. Lauderdale, FL (2) 5′ X 8′ paintings
Park Bank; Madison, WI 4’ x 6’ painting
Park Bank East; Madison, WI
Home Savings Bank; Madison, WI, 3′ X 12′ painting, 4′ X 16’ triptych
Twyla Gettert Art Resume, Page 2
The Madison Club; Madison, WI; 4’ x 6’ painting
Raw Materials Wellness Center; Madison, WI
Ed Linville Architects; Madison, WI
Sun Bank Corporate office; Miami, FL; 3’ x 15’ Commissioned Painting
Marriot Corporation, FL; Licensed Print for hotel rooms
Fortune Savings Bank; Naples, FL
Deinhard & Company; Koblenz, Germany
Bodegas Placio Winery; La Guardia, Rioja, Spain
Tenet Health Care; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; (1) 36”x48”
Marriot; Rio de Janiero, Brazil
St. Mary’s Hospital; St. Louis, MO
Stifel, Nicolaus & Co.; St. Louis, MO
Sushi Siam; N. Miami Beach, FL; 4’ x 7’ commissioned painting
Seaview Hotel; N. Miami Beach, FL; 6 artworks
Logan Chiropractic College; St. Louis, MO; (3) 4’ x 6’paintings;
Stonehouse Development; Madison, WI; 11 Artworks -Monotypes
Community Bank; Tulsa, OK; 4 Artworks

Education: University of Iowa, B.A.