Painting has been Gail’s primary pursuit for over twenty-five years now. She continues to be fascinated by the look of the world surrounding us and strives to convey her perceptions about its complexities, mysteries, and great beauty through her work. Her awards and honors include a grant from the Georgia Council for the Arts and inclusion in the National Academy of Design’s 171st Annual Exhibition. She has been a Winner of Open Studios’ Magazine’s Southern States Competition as well as a Finalist Winner in Artist’s Magazine’s Art Competition four different years. Gail has taught painting at the University of Rhode Island, Southern Illinois University, University of Georgia, Indiana University, the Torpedo Factory Art League School, and Kennesaw State University.