About the Artist
Gail Wegodsky is a figurative painter whose works appear in public and private collections throughout the United States. She was born in Charlotte, NC and now lives in Atlanta, GA. She graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art undergrad and from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, where she received her MFA in painting in 1982.
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 New American Paintings Competition as well as a Finalist in Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition on 10 different years. In 2009 she was chosen as one of Artist’s Magazine’s Artists of the Month and honored by that publication with a Competition Spotlight Article. Gail has taught painting at the University of Rhode Island, Southern Illinois University, University of Georgia, Indiana University, the Torpedo Factory Art Leage School in Alexandria, and Kennesaw State University.
Gail has been a participant in over 100 juried art exhibitions and is represented in many public collections. Collections include the City of Baltimore, Temple University School of Law, Southern Connecticut State University, the LaGrange Art Museum, the Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, the law offices of King and Spalding, the William Breman Jewish Home of Atlanta, Clayton College and State University, Kennesaw State University and Oglethorpe University Museum of Art!