Gail Long

Spring Eternal

Medium: Fiber

Dimensions (In INs): 5 x 11

Country: United States of America

Artist Bio

Gail is a textile artist whose work draws inspiration from the natural world around her, as well as the history of fashion. Gail uses a combination of historical dressmaking techniques, surface design, textile manipulation, and contemporary embroidery to create pieces that reflect on the passage of time in the human and the natural world.

Gail earned her BFA from the Maryland Institute, College of Arts in General Fine Arts, with a focus on textiles. After graduation, she studied dressmaking in Dubai. For the last 2 decades, she has been working as a dressmaker and artist in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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