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“ To simplify, to focus,
to balance the seen with the unseen,
to capture the spirit, heart & soul…
the painting’s reason for being.”
Gail Sutherland is originally from Montreal and moved to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in the spring of 1990. She obtained her Fine Arts degree at John Abbott College then completed her BFA at Concordia University, with a specialization in graphic design. Over the years Gail continued to pursue her passion for painting in watercolour while working as a graphic designer. In 2011, Gail became an elected member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour and currently resides in Bedford, Nova Scotia with her husband and two daughters. She is an avid hiker and inspired by her surroundings and the rugged beauty of the Maritimes.