In the world of art and music, there are individuals who possess a unique blend of talent and passion that allows them to create something truly extraordinary. Gerard Marti, the owner of the Robert Kidd Gallery, is one such individual. Recently, Gerard sat down with Darius, the host of the popular What's Up Detroit podcast, to share his incredible journey from being a sound engineer for some of the world's biggest music groups to becoming an art gallery owner in Hawaii and Michigan. What makes his gallery even more special is that it features artwork and a client base from some of your favorite rockers/ celebrities, including Steven Tyler, Mick Fleetwood, Paris Hilton, Duran Duran, and many more!
A Journey Rooted in Music:
Gerard's story begins in the world of music. As a sound engineer, he had the privilege of working with some of the most iconic bands and artists in the industry. His expertise allowed him to travel the globe and be a part of unforgettable concerts and recording sessions. Through these experiences, Gerard developed a deep appreciation for the creative process and a keen eye for artistic expression.
The Birth of an Art Gallery:
After years spent immersed in the music scene, Gerard felt a strong desire to explore another avenue for artistic expression. Combining his love for music and visual arts, he decided to open an art gallery in Hawaii. This gallery quickly became a haven for art enthusiasts seeking something truly unique.
What sets Gerard's gallery apart is its collection of artwork from some of the most beloved rockers of our time.