Gail Foster was born in the fall of 1955 in Providence Hospital, Providence RI. USA. Currently living in a cottage on a small lake with her husband, the artist Thomas Swanston, she works daily in their renovated Masonic Lodge, 30 minutes south of Atlanta. Gail graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 1978 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree where she matriculated Summa Cum Laude, after having attended Rhode Island University and Boston University. Matriculating from Parsons School of Design ~ the New School, in 1980 she was one of twelve in the first Master of Fine Arts Diplomas Parsons offered.
Exhibiting continuously for the past 40 years in non-profit and for-profit venues and galleries in Atlanta, Charlotte, Houston, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York and Santa Fe and with Fine Art consultants across the country. Gail has had 9 solo and 25 group exhibitions. She has been included in 4 museum exhibitions, 1 solo museum exhibition and published in over 46 trade and lifestyles magazines. Gail’s artwork can be found in public and private collections across the US, in Canada, China, France, Korea, Taiwan and Turkey.