Gayle Russell is an outstanding, naturally gifted artist who is multi-talented in all painting mediums. Noted for realistic wildlife artwork in water colour and oil, along with sensational pointillism works in oil and acrylic of gardens and more, absolutely breathtaking underwater scenes and flowers painted on silk, as well as beautifully executed pastels in a variety of subject matter.
Gayle has also added to her repertoire a collection of exceptional contemporary abstract art. In the tradition of most great artists, Gayle's art is evolving - and includes many works of pure colour and delight. She says of colour - we can not live without colour. Colour influences the way we feel, makes us happy, invigorated, sensual, subdued or relaxed. Colour is appropriate for different ares of living and assists healing of our hearts and minds and, along with the exceptional visual aspect of beautiful art, creates unsurpassed beauty and happiness.
One of Australia's leading artists, Gayle has exhibited overseas and regularly at major exhibitions in Sydney and Melbourne with exceptional success along side great artists including the late Pro Hart, John Vander, Werner Filipitch, Kevin Best, Max Mannix and others noted as the group of "Kevin Hill's Top 10 Australian Artists.
Gayle is represented in two "Top Ten" Australian Artists limited edition books published by K & C Agencies, Sydney.
Gayle has a growing selection of "Giclee" reproductions, on archival paper or canvas, each signed and accompanied with a certificate of authenticity.
Also depicting Gayle's artwork is a wide range of self published "Greeting Cards".
The Australian Wildlife Fund featured Gayle's artwork on two of their $10 collector edition stamps including the10th Anniversary edition.
A children's book of poetry, both written and illustrated by Gayle will be soon published.