Seattle Artist | Muralist | Gabrielle Abbott
Gabrielle Abbott | Muralist | Multi-Media Artist

BIO

Biography

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Gabrielle Abbott is an award winning, multi-media artist based in Seattle. Her diverse practice includes site-specific installation, mixed media painting, digital video and community activism. Her works explore themes of spirituality, social justice, and sexual expression. Gabrielle's murals and chalk drawings are commissioned by international clients around the world, including The Hague City Government and Bellevue Art Museum.

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She is known for her ability to combine contemporary subjects with traditional painting techniques. Gabrielle exhibits internationally and has won awards for her paintings and digital illustrations. As a teacher and activist, she focuses on serving the needs of her community, and fostering creative empowerment within her students. In addition to her own artistic practice, she partners with various organizations to direct community art projects. Gabrielle holds an MFA from University of the Arts London and currently teaches Fine Arts at Antioch University in Seattle.

BIBLIOGRAPHY
    Shoreline News, “La Madonnara Creates Chalk Art in Shoreline as part of Arts al Fresco,” 2014
    The Seattle Times, “Painting the Walls of Garfield High with History,” 2012
    Bellevue Reporter, “Chalk Art Tradition Continues at the Bellevue Arts Festival,”  2012.
    The Seattle Times, “Garfield Mural Nears Finish Line” 2010

EDUCATION:
2014        MFA Conceptual Art, University of the Arts London, UK
2012        BA Liberal Arts, Antioch University, Seattle
2009       Florence Academy of Art, Italy
2005       School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston