114 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA, 17603
Fine artist Gail C. Gray has lived and worked in Lancaster Pennsylvania since 1972, maintaining a downtown studio since 1991. Gray earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a dual major in Painting and Design from Carnegie Mellon University. Gray continued her studies at Carnegie Mellon in graduate printmaking under the direction of Professor Robert Gardener. Gray has exhibited in juried and invitational art events nationally, regionally and locally. Working in many media including painting, printmaking, fabric and fiber art, collage, assemblage and site specific installations, most notably in the Carnegie Museum of Art in an Associated Artists of Pittsburgh exhibit juried by renowned Dutch architect Aldo Van Eyck in 1969. Gray’s works are featured in various Lancaster downtown public spaces including Saint James Episcopal Church, Marriott Hotel and Convention Center at Penn Square – The Lancaster Bar Association – Lancaster County Courthouse – Mid-Penn Legal Services – the Lancaster Museum of Art’s permanent collection, in private collections, and also business venues. Science has been the major motivator of Gray’s works which currently are inspired by evolutionary and linguistic studies. The latest works concentrate on abstract images representing the successive steps of genetic inheritance with its modifications and mutations over time.