Gail Williams is a native of Western New York State. She has lived in San Francisco, New York and Atlanta, finally settling in the mountains of beautiful western North Carolina near Asheville.

As a contemporary painter working in acrylics and mixed media , she is influenced by her life’s experiences and colorful interpretation of them. Though her media and themes are varied, all reflect her love for deep, saturated and contrasted colors.

As a Jewelry Artist, Gail is drawn to free form and natural shapes. Her handcrafted, rustic designs represent her love of the Mountains and the natural environment she lives in.

Gail has exhibited through out the South East and in Arizona. Her paintings are held in private collections in the US and England.

She ives with her husband John , two dogs Danny, and Zeke and her 25 year old parrot , Cairo.

"Its never to late to be what you might have been"

-George Eliot

Art Education


- Tryon Arts & Crafts School (Metalsmithing) 2009

- William Holland School of Lapidary Arts (Enameling) 2009


- R&F Encaustic Workshop , Atlanta, GA 2006


 - The Atlanta College of Art 2003

- Spruill Center for the Arts 2003-2006

Gallery Representation


- Riddle Gallery, Atlanta, GA


-Matilda's Gallery, Alpharetta, GA

Exhibits :


-"Tryon Arts and Crafts Hand Crafted Jewelry Show" Reception Friday February 5th 2010


-Rutherford County "Celebration of the Arts Show" Sep 2008


-"The Ramble" At Biltmore Forest Show Home, Asheville NC 2008


-Canyon Creek Ranch, Black Canyon City AZ 2008


 -"Artists of Lake Lure" Jul 18-Aug 23, 2008 Upstairs Artspace, Tryon, NC

 -"Bat Cave Art Fair" Bat Cave, NC Sep 13, 2008


-Hand in Hand Gallery Summer 2008

-Historic Hendersonville Open Studio Tour Fall 2007

-Bistro 502 Hendersonville, NC 2008

-Azaleas at Rumbling Bald Resort Lake Lure, NC 2008


-Limelight Gallery Atlanta, GA 2007


-Conn-Artist Studios , Hendersonville, NC 2007

-Art in the Park , Greenville, SC 2006


- Grove Park Inn , Asheville, NC 2002

- East Atlanta Art Festival , Atlanta, GA. 2004

- Black Tie Cafe, Atlanta, GA. 2004

- Spruill Center for the Arts, Atlanta, GA 2004

- Canyon Creek Ranch, Black Canyon City, AZ 2005

- Limelight Gallery, Atlanta, Ga. 2005

- Spruill Center For the Arts, Atlanta, GA 2005


-"The Handmade House At the Ramble" Show Home, Asheville, NC Fall 2008

- Bradshaw Mountain Wildlife Association Mayer, AZ.


- Atlanta Artists Center, Atlanta, GA

- Spruill Center for the Arts , Atlanta, GA

- Upstate Visual Arts, Greenville, SC

-Asheville Artist Roundtable

-Lake Lure Artists


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