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Visitors in the exhibition Sol y Sombra by the Costa del Arte Collective
A semi-abstract painting with red and grey under €
View of a wall of the exhibition Sol y Sombra
Gerrit Oppelland-Hampel between two of her large paintings
Painting Wonderworld by Gerrit Oppelland-Hampel

Colours are my passion. I search for harmony and surprise and aim to bring joy and energy with my art.


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A colourful painting with pink and orange that shows passion with colours that can give energy.
Still Pink Times, 2020

Where there is art, there is life.
Dónde hay arte hay vida.


My Rose Garden – new print series available!


Last year in June I was bewitched by the roses blooming so extraordinarily abundantly – even the Pentecost Roses were still in full bloom!
My mind was busy preparing for a hospital stay, not really in my best shape, but the roses were such a visual and emotional delight! I took lots of photos and as I couldn’t go to a studio, I did some digital work on my iPad. Now, after more than half a year, I am making this series available as giclée prints. I am happy that it is finally done and I can show them to you. They will bring the summer into your home even in winter! They are really wonderful!

NEW ART
for cat lovers in the…


ARTIST SUPPORT PLEDGE!
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Artists are selling art works for 200 € or less and when they have gained 1000 € they share with another artist by buying an artwork for 200 € from him or her!
See my colourful and joyful paintings here!
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“Your art makes my heart warm and happy and my mind full of imagination

MARIA

What an explosion of beauty and vitality! Not being an artist myself I can’t believe you had all these beautiful things inside you, that you could bring to life . It is the magic of inspiration and talent.”

SUZEL

“Really wonderful paintings. I admire everyone who can use colours so expressively.”

CONNY


How it all began….
“colourful abstracts for creative and free spirits”

Photo of Gerrit Oppelland-Hampel in front of a painting

More than 20 years I have an intensive relationship with colours and canvas. From the very beginning I did bold, free, expressive and very colourful works, neglecting many rules of fine art painting. I needed this freedom on the canvas as a contrast to a life full of goals and perfection that I was having while working  in the the corporate world as a consultant. Painting became an urgent necessity to save my emotional life and my urgent longing for beauty, that had no place in the rigidities of the corporate life. My colours talk of tenderness, vitality and freedom, of energy and enjoying  life in every moment. 

I started rather from the beginning to exhibit. Since then I have been showing in many shared and single exhibition in Germany and Spain. If you want to have a view click here.



“I absolutely enjoyed Gerrit’s ‘Update on an artists life’, my goodness she’s a talented lady,  her art work is excellent, and her writing so fluid and exciting. Her narrative is so inviting so creative you really warm to the person.  She creates a wonderful picture of the exit from “ lockdown “ in Spain. Your  masterpiece is beautiful, the colours, shapes so vibrant.”

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I love your ROSE paintings. I think you’ve hit on a winner. The paintings just jump out at you, pleasing to the eye and putting a smile on your face. Absolutely beautiful.
Phil and Ginni

 “Your page is such a joy to explore, a collection of treasures to loose yourself in.

The Wunderkammer of Lilly


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You find some of my work in the following galleries:
Galeria 151, Estepona, Spain
Saphira & Ventura, New York
, USA

ARTSY
Saachi Art


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. ‘ Gerrit Oppelland-Hampel and “Think big dream in colour”