Gail Postal is active/lives in United States. Gail Postal is known for mixed media figure.
Gail Postal is creating a body of contemporary "icons." Her mixed media
works (graphite and oil) begin as drawings from live models. An
empathetic person by nature, Postal frequently befriends the models,
learning their stories, hearing their laments and ambitions without
judgment or prejudice. She then brings the drawings to her studio
and begins to transform them into beautiful paintings, frequently
dressing them in colorful, patterned raiments. Postal was
inspired by a recent trip to Russia, deeply moved by the icons she
encountered there. While admitting that the individuals portrayed are
perhaps not saints, Postal believes that the possibility of the
individual to inspire others to persevere, to provide comfort, t ... Displaying 750 of 2361 characters.