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Gail Eleanor Wegodsky, American artist. Recipient Judge's Choice award Miniature Painters Society 59th International Exhibition, 1992, Purchase and Merit awards Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, 1996, 2nd prize in oil Hilton Head Art League, 1997; winner Open Studios 1996 Southern States Competition, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 1996; finalist portrait category art competition Artist's magazine, 1999; Georgia Council for the Arts grantee, 1996.

Background

Wegodsky, Gail Eleanor was born on November 30, 1955 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Nathan and Rebecca (Berlin) Wegodsky.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Maryland. Institute College Art, Baltimore, 1978; Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Tyler School Art, 1982.

Career

Graduate instructor Tyler School Art, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1981-1982. Special instructor U.R.I., Kingston, 1983. Visiting artist Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1984-1985.

Assistant professor University Georgia, Athens, 1985-1986. Visiting assistant professor Indiana University, Bloomington, 1988-1990. Faculty Art League School, Alexandria, Virginia, 1991-1993.

Assistant professor art Kennesaw State University, Marietta, Georgia, 1993-1997. Faculty Art Institute Atlanta, 1998-1999. Visiting artist Clayton College and State University, 1998, 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, Georgia, 1997, Washington Court Hotel, Washington, 1993, Greenville County (South Carolina) Museum Art, 1988, Bennett Galleries, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2000. Exhibited in group shows at Plan B Gallery, Memphis, 1995, New Orleans Art Association, 1996, Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, 1996, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, 1996, National Academy of Design, New York City, 1996, Hilton Head (South Carolina) Art League, 1997, Kennesaw State University, 1997, Downey (California) Museum Art, 1997, South Cobb Arts Alliance, Mableton, Georgia, 1998, Gallery East, Atlanta, 1998, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, 1999, Ritz Carlton, Atlanta, 1999, Alpharetta, Georgia, 1999, Piedmont Park, Atlant, 1999, South Coob Arts Alliance, Mableton, Georgia, 1999, Center of the Earth Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina, 2000. Represented in permanent collections of City of Baltimore, Temple University School Law, Southern Connecticut State University, Evansville Museum Arts and Science, Kennesaw State University, Clayton College and State University, others.

Membership

Member College Arts Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Iyengar Yoga, Vipassana meditation, cooking.

Connections

Married Peter M. Lickwar, 1990 (divorced 1994).

father:
Nathan Wegodsky

mother:
Rebecca (Berlin) Wegodsky

spouse:
Peter M. Lickwar