Gabriel Gely is active/lives in Alaska, Nova Scotia / Canada, France. Gabriel Gely is known for abstract skyscape and landscape painting.
Biography Gabriel Gely
The following titled "Gabriel Gely: The People of Lake Ennadai" is an interview of the artist by Rod MacIver/Heron Dance Art Studio
Gabriel Gely is one of the few remaining white men who has lived for extended periods with Inuit (Eskimos) when they were still living a traditional lifestyle. When he moved to the North in the early 1950s, most of the coastal Inuit had been exposed to white men for some time, but the inland peoples were still isolated from western cultures. He lived with them for most of four decades, during which these people made the transition to settlement lifestyles. He played a role in that transition where he could, with his art. He describes his times with the Inuit as years of learning from a people who shared
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