Influenced by the elegant strength of Anthony Van Dyck and the melancholic mystery of the late 19th century French and Belgian Symbolists, her expression is rooted in compelling realism, and branches seductively into the realms of possibility.
This blending of inspiration and technical ability creates a method of expression rooted in compelling realism, branching both seductively and effortlessly into the realms of possilbity.
Potocki’s paintings have been exhibited in important Symbolist and Surrealist exhibitions worldwide, sharing wall space with such masters as Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Salvador Dali, and H.R. Giger. 2006 saw the successful release of The Union of Hope and Sadness: The Art of Gail Potocki, a hardcover book from Olympian Publishing thoroughly examining the first six years of her career.