Gerbomatic is the artistic, wildly involved and
unique world of Steve
Gerberich. Turning everyday objects into wonderfully bizarre
mechanical creations, he works from his studio in Brooklyn, New York.
The studio, an old sweat factory from a gone by era, is jam-packed with
his life-long collections of machine parts, 20th century pop cultural
collectables, molded plastics, ornate metals, and decorative wood
scraps. Everything he collects eventually becomes a part of his work.
Gerberich holds a BFA from University of Northern
Iowa. In 1985 he moved to New York City, settling in the vibrant
artist's enclave of Soho. There he began his motorized installations,
first installing them in an old abandoned factory with windows that
looked out on historic Broome Street. While he lived and worked in
Soho, his installations caught the attention of the public,
international art collectors and art critics.
moved from Soho, as did many artists in the early 90's as the real
estate boom forced artists out. He has been living and working in
Brooklyn for over fifteen years now. His sculpture has turned into
large -scale museum installations. With his "Springs, Sprockets and Pulleys"
Museum exhibition, this inspiring work has been traveling now for seven
years across the United States.
Gerberich continues to challenge the every-day,
pushing objects to come alive and work in extraordinary unimaginable