A Maryland native, Gail studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art from 1970 to 1972, completed several art courses at the local community college in addition studied with several local, talented artists. A versatile painter, she works in oil pastels and acrylics moving between abstract and representational art.
Memberships and positions:
Signature status with Maryland Society of Portrait Painters
Professional Status with Oil Pastel Society
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts
Maryland Federation of Art, Membership Chair and board member
Founding member of Annapolis Five, group of five women artists who exhibit within Maryland
Jordan Faye Contemporary Gallery in Baltimore, MD
River Gallery in Galesville, MD
Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD
West Annapolis Artworks
“Chesapeake Life” magazine featured artist in the July/August 2008 issue
Representative Awards and Exhibits:
Oil Pastel Society of Maine – First Place 2006, 2007 and 2009; Third Place in 2008
River Gallery – Juror’s Choice 2008
Oil Pastel Society – Second Place and honorable mention 2008
Arkansas Pastel Society – Third Place 2011
Maryland Federation of Art – Second Place – 2007; Special Award for Still Life in 2010; First Place in 2011; two Juror’s Choice and Award of Merit in 2012; and Juror’s Choice in 2013.
Maryland Hall Exhibit with West Annapolis Artworks – Awards Oil Pastel Society Second Place 2013 and Maryland Federation of Art Abstract Award 2013.
Oil Pastel line Second Place in 2013