Gail was born in Nashville, TN, but moved to Louisville, KY shortly after her birth. Gail had an interest in art at an early age and after graduating from Waggner High School, she attended the University of Cincinnati where she majored in art. Gail then graduated from the University of Kentucky with a BA in art education, and then received her MA in painting from the University of Louisville.
Gail joined the Plein Air Painters of KY in 2011 and is represented by Jane Morgan Gallery in Louisville, KY