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Gail Fox

I have always painted. From childhood, painting was my play. I grew up in as row house in West Oak Lane where nature showed itself best in vacant lots and in the cracks between the sidewalk blocks. Every plant I discovered  I dissected and reassembled in paint. Birds were small wonders.

I feel connected now, in my current work, to my earliest endeavors. It is still a kind of ecstasy when I see sunlight on a field, sunflowers in my neighbor's yard, or the flash of crows in flight.

Gail Fox

Born in Philadelphia 1942. Educated at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Tyler School of Art, Temple University. Masters degree , University of the Arts, Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Instructor of Drawing and Painting, University of the Arts. Professor of Fine Arts , Delaware Co. Community College.

Exhibitions include University of the Arts, Temple University,  Moore College of Art, Philadelphia Convention Center, Sugarloaf, Temple University, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg. Goforth  Rittenhouse Gallery, Philadelphia. Siegal Gallery, Houston,Texas. Wayne Art Center, Cheltenham Art Center, Abington Art Center. Solo exhibition Abington Art Center 2023.

Museum exhibitions include The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Woodmere Art Museum, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas

Awards include The Cadwalader Prize for Painting, The Bergman Purchase Prize,  Landscape Painting Prize selected by Andrew Wyeth, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. The Charles Smith Founders Award, Woodmere  Art Museum. First place Behold the Blossom exhibition and  Best of Show 2019 and 2022, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania

Cheltenham Artists

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