Gail B White, Watercolor Artist
Gail is an elected member of the New Jersey Watercolor Society, the Garden State Watercolor Society and the New Jersey League of Professional Artists and the Baltimore Watercolor Society. She is also an exhibiting member of the Women Contemporary Artists of Florida, Annapolis Watercolor Club and associate member of the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club of New York City, The American Watercolor Society and a long time member of the NJ Art Educators. Ms White has studied with several prominent New Jersey artists, internationally known artists, and at the Ringling School of Design in Sarasota.
Gail retired as art teacher from Wall Township School District, after having taught in Monmouth County schools for 30 years. Ms White attained her Bachelor degree from the College of New Jersey and Master's degree from Georgian Court University. She currently is a member of the instructional staff at Art Center Sarasota, Florida, teaching watercolor in the fall and winter months. During the summer months, the artist teaches several art classes at the Anne Arundel Community College in Annapolis, M.D. Additionally, she gives watercolor demonstrations and workshops for various organizations and art associations. The artist divides her time between her homes in Annapolis, MD, and Sarasota, FL.
Her painting reflects her active lifestyle and interests, which include gardening, golf, sailing and travel. She finds watercolor to be the best medium to create glowing transparent areas of color. The artist often likes to contrast the beauty found in nature with man-made forms and pattern. She combines a realistic style of rendering images with loose ambiguous passages and use of arbitrary color.
The artist has exhibited her work at the Cork Gallery, Avery Fisher Hall Lincoln Center, NYC, the Monmouth Museum, the City of Trenton Museum, Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, Georgian Court University, Ocean County College, Art Center Sarasota, Venice Art Center, Punta Gorda Art Center, Manatee Arts Center,Florida's West Coast Symphony's Harmony Gallery, and Museum of Botany and Art, Selby Botanical Gardens, Ringling's School of Design Selby Gallery. She has had several one person shows in New Jersey and Florida and has exhibited in numerous group juried shows in galleries on the east coast. Her work has been published in the Florida Design magazine and has received awards of recognition in juried shows.
The artist's work can be found in private collections throughout the USA and Europe and the Caribbean. . She is represented by the Frederick Gallery in Spring Lake, Allenhurst and Red Bank, NJ, and Greensleeves Gallery in the Turks and Cacos, BWI.?