Family name: Gettwart
Date of Birth: 24/10/1957
Place of Birth: Wiesbaden, Germany
Education: Certified in Graphic Design, Fachhochschule Wiesbaden
Time on Fuerteventura: 10 years
Lived in Germany since childhood and now on Finca “Arco Iris” in Antigua.
Held several exhibitions in Wiesbaden, Germany
Painted in aquarelle from 1996 - 1998
Developed her actual style in 2003
Exhibitions on Fuerteventura in Casa Los Rugamos (Casillas del Angel) and in Molino de Antigua (Antigua)
Her main theme is painting the original life and activities on Fuerteventura in a stylistic way, using Acrylic paint on coarse linen.
Birgit is mainly painting on frame sizes that fit easily into standard luggage.
Creates also small sculptures from bones, that can be worn as a pendula.
Pictures © Spirit of Fuerteventura.