About Gail



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.

Current Activities

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

Exhibit with:

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