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Gail Williams

Artist member since 2020
Toronto, Ontario

I am a Toronto artist, but consider Northern Ontario my spiritual home. For over 40 years I worked in cancer treatment but had always dreamed of being an artist. When I retired, I jumped into my new career. I make paintings that are unconventional in content and process. You will find the familiar and the challenging, but also the joyful and the contemplative in my abstract pieces created with acrylic and collage. All paintings are available for virtual or safe distanced viewing in the GTA.


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What do you listen to when you work?

BB King, Serena Ryder, Lizzo, Ayvett Bros, Aloe Blacc, Hamilton soundtrack, Eva Cassidy, Kellylee Evans, Lyle Lovett.

What kind of artwork do you have in your home?

I buy original art from local artists.

I'm really good at making (a) ...

an interesting cocktail

Who do you consider a genius?

my two grandsons [because they keep telling me they are]

When did you start making art, and why?

I started my art career when I was a kid, because it transported me to an inner world.

What artists do you admire right now?

Van Gogh, Miro, Basquiat, de Koenig,Mitchell,and many more

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