Artist Profile

Gail Suess-Brandow

Gail is an artist of many mediums: collage, watercolor, pastel, colored pencil, monotype, stained glass, photography ink, whatever best fits the subject. She has been a successful freelance artist and illustrator for over thirty years. Her list of exhibitions includes nine solo shows, numerous juried regional, national and international exhibitions, and invitationals. Suess-Brandow has exhibited at the national Arts Club in New York, and has won many awards, including first prize in Drawing at the Colorado Arts Symposium. Her experience also includes two years as Art Editor for the Owen Wister Review, Laramine Wyoming, and painting seven children's books published by School Zone Publishers, Grand Haven. She enjoys sharing her love of art with others through teaching and collaborating (and sharing her gaarden produce!)

Gail  currently teaches Art full time at Sturgis Public Schools. She has also taught a variety of classes around the country. Her Master of Fine Arts degree is from the University of Wyoming, and she holds a Master of Arts degree from Eastern Illinois University. She has traveled extensively and has taken painting courses at Parsons School of Design in New York City (her favorite part of the Big Apple, though, after all the museums, is Shakespearean Theatre!).

Artist Statement
     "My work is about the cyclical nature of life. My goal is to glorify God by helping to create a more beautiful world."

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