Gerard Huber was born October 2, 1949, in Waterloo, Iowa.
He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Painting and Printmaking in 1971. Following completion of undergraduate studies, Huber studied Figure Drawing and Contemporary Theology at the University of Notre Dame in 1971 and participated in the Blossom-Kent Art Program at Kent State University in 1973. Huber earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Painting and Drawing from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1975, studying with George Ortman.
In 1994 Huber received a Mid-America Arts Alliance/National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Painting, and has been a Visiting Artist/Visiting Scholar at the American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy, 2013 and 2015.
After forty-seven years of teaching in the Department of Art at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce, Texas, formerly East Texas State University. Huber retired in August 2022.
His studio is located at 3500 Oak Lawn Avenue, #275, Dallas, TX 75219