Kathleen Gabriel

Life is a voyage of the heart and mind, evolving in a continuous creative process. Our myths and legends are all paths returning to the Garden of Eden.

Kathleen Gabriel is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art, Drawing and Painting 1967She studied under Carl Schaefer, Eric Freifeld, Aba Bayefsky and Frederick Hagen. Upon graduation, Kathleen worked as a designer and illustrator at McGraw Hill Publishers. 

She has worked as a freelance illustrator/designer for Thomas Nelson and Sons, and for children’s and editorial magazines and journals such as Chatelaine, Fugue music magazine and the Financial Post.  She also designed a children’s mural for the Etobicoke Hospital. Kathleen worked as a graphic designer at the Toronto Reference Library for 24 years, and exhibited in their “Group of Nine” exhibitions in 1984, 1985, and 1986. She has shown her paintings and illustrations on Library Showcase on Classicom cable TV.

Today, Kathleen Gabriel enjoys working in abstract painting, photography and mixed media. Kathleen is a member of the Women’s Art Association of Canada, the Textile Museum of Canada, and the Associates of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.

Kathleen has exhibited at the Edge Gallery in Barrie, Ontario in their Square Foot shows in 2014 and 2015.  Kathleen’s works are now on consignment there until January 2017.