bio

Marie Gabrielle

bio

Born in Paris , France , 1951
Education: Lyon , France, textile design
Colorist for high fashion textile creator Bianchini Ferier
Moves to the States , 1975
First watercolor class , 1983
First Gallery show , 1988


Current Shows

2017- Open Studios- October 7 & 8, October 21 & 22, 11am-5pm, at 302 Oxford Way, Santa Cruz, CA

2016- Participation in the “Strictly Watercolor” exhibit at the Art League

2016- Voted “ Best Artist 2016” Santa Cruz Good Times” magazine

Participates in the annual, countywide Open Studio Tour every October

2012 – Big Sur Marathon Poster
2012 – Solo show, INTEL headquarters
2011- Santa Cruz Museum of Science, painting in an exhibit about Wetland Preservation
2011- Cover of the Santa Cruz magazine
2010 – Big Sur Marathon Poster
2009 – Statewide Annual Juried Exhibit , Art League, Santa Cruz
2008 – Big Sur Marathon Poster
2007 – Selected for donation at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History
2007 – Half Big Sur Marathon in Monterey Poster
2007 – Gold Medal for the Best Visual Artist of Santa Cruz Metro
2007 – Big Sur Marathon Poster
2006 – Half Big Sur Marathon in Monterey Poster
2006 – Gold Medal for the Best Visual Artist of Santa Cruz Metro
2005, 2006 – Big Sur Marathon Tshirts
2004 – City Hall of Colonia del Sacramento , Uruguay
Painting in the permanent collection
2004 – Monterey Half Marathon, in October 2004 Race Poster
2003 – Begonia Festival Poster
2003 – Big Sur Marathon Race Poster
2002 – KUSP Annual Fundraiser Poster
2002 – Wharf to Wharf Race Poster
2001 – Best Visual Artist of Santa Cruz by the Metro
2000 – Best Visual Artist of Santa Cruz County – Good Times
1999 – Commissioned by Macy’s to create Colors of Provence an original painting for the poster of their annual Spring Flower Show

Past Exhibitions

Take Aways: Art To Go!, Santa Cruz
Seabreeze Cafe, Santa Cruz
Selfie Show at Scott’s Valley Library, Scott’s Valley
Susun Gallery , Santa Cruz
Fireside Gallery , Carmel
Zantman Gallery , Carmel
Sunbird Gallery , Los Altos
Government Center , Santa Cruz
Munich , Germany
Ventana Gallery , Big Sur
Artisan Gallery , Santa Cruz
Open Studios, Every October in Santa Cruz