Gail Kirtz Bio
Gail Kirtz has been a professional artist for twenty years and is known for her richly colored landscapes and expressionistic collages. She was born in Dundalk, MD and grew up in Ashland KY, where she still lives. Her formal art education included fine art studies at The University of Kentucky, specializing in painting and 3-D design. She works in a variety of mediums. Her works hang in private and corporate collections in several states.
She is inspired by the local as well as far afield. Her art is motivated by thought and feeling, using a variety of concepts, showing her growth in the practice of her profession.
Her mixed media collages, oil, acrylic, pastel and watercolor paintings have won over two hundred awards in regional and national juried and open shows.
Images of four of her paintings were purchased by Hollywood filmmaker Wm. John Thinnes and included for use in his independent film ï¿½Cold Trailï¿½. Mr. Thinnes is best known for his work on ï¿½Th
e Lion Kingï¿½, Beauty And The Beastï¿½, ï¿½Pocahontasï¿½, ï¿½Aladdinï¿½ and more.
Her studio ï¿½Art Of The Redeemedï¿½ formerly was located in the Camayo Arcade and the Pendleton Art Center. She currently is creating and teaching
in her home studio.
She is known for her richly colored landscapes and her expressionistic collages.
Please contact artist for prices.
Kingsbrook Life Care Center, Ashland, KY
Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Russell, KY
Heritage Bank, Ashland, KY
Goodwill Industries Offices, Huntington, WV
City Of Grayson, Grayson, KY
Community Trust National Tennis Art Show
National Miniature Show
Cream of The Crop, Portsmouth, OH
Cardinal Valley, Ashland, KY
Carter Caves Art Expo
Greenbo Arts Festival
Southern Foothills, Jackson, OH
Plaza Hotel, Ashland, KY
Her art has been exhibited in the following galleries and museums.:
Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV
Kentucky Highlands Museum Ashland, KY
Renaissance gallery, Huntington, WV
Ann Davis Gallery, Ashland, KY
Ashland Area Art Gallery, Ashland, KY
Pendleton Art Center, Ashland, KY
Art Of The Redeemed Gallery, Ashland, KY
Gail Kirtz joined Pixels on April 29th, 2008.