General Information and Background

Gail Wagner is a contemporary artist working in fiber and mixed media sculpture. In her work, she imagines new ways of linking humans and nature. She received her Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1993. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Colorado and a Bachelor of Science degree from the California Institute of Technology. She has had numerous solo exhibitions in many cities throughout the United States, including New York, Chicago, and Denver. Her work has also been presented in group shows in Los Angeles, New York, Denver, Chicago, St. Louis, Portland, San Diego, Dallas, Albuquerque, Tucson and Hamburg, Germany. In 2001, she received the Colorado Council on the Arts Artist Fellowship, and completed her first solo museum exhibition at the Longmont Museum in Colorado. Other recent major exhibitions include "It's Alive" at the Arvada Center in Arvada, Colorado, "Nexus" at the Philip J. Steele Gallery at Rocky Mountain College of Design, and "Frivolity" at the Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art.