Gary's famous "Ladies of Venice" series was released in 2001 and has been featured in several newspapers, Magazines, and on television.This highly acclaimed series opens a window to the past of the "Carnivale de Venezia" which annually commemortes the historic pre-lent celebration dating back to the 16th Century.
The seven original paintings in the series bring the viewer the elegance and beauty of the costumes worn at carnival time on Venice,Italy.
Gary's unique use of vivid color and the illusion of folds created in fabrics has become his Trademark.
To fully appreciate the artistic talent of Gary Nye Schwebs, one must profess a deep respect for Classical Realism and all its disciplines. A considerable body of knowledge in design, draftmanship,and the harmonic mixture of colors were acquried through a long, arduous apprenticeship by this self-taught artist.
The attainment of all that knowledge was instrumental in encouraging him to strive for such a high quality of workmenship.
The search for the pathway was long and laborious process.
Gary was inspired by the old masters such as Caravaggio,Vermeer,Jan Steen and Rembrandt who instilled the devotion and dedication to the belief that creativity grounded in discipline is the root to producing the masterpieces of tomorrow.
Mr. Schwebs prides himself as a Classical Realist painter and has chosen to follow in the footsteps of the masters.
Appointed in 2005 as "Signature Artist" to the Opera Las Vegas,Gary pledged to help promote and grow the company with a stroke of his brush.
This commitment has inspired Gary's newest adventure into painting "Opera Poster Art".
Most recently, he has expanded his venture into the cultural arts themed works with his newest painting,"The Ballerina".