Gail Packer Biography

Gail Packer

American

1945-2008

Biography

Printmaker Gail Packer was born in Cleveland, Ohio on September 28, 1945. She attended Ohio State University where she graduated in 1966, and Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, where she received her BFA in Painting and Printmaking in 1969. She moved to the San Francsico Bay Area in the 1670s, eventually making her way north to Sonoma County, California. Gail Packed died in Guerneville, California on April 6, 2008.

Packer had membership in the following professional organizations: Fort Mason Printmakers Feb. 1975-1987; Los Angeles Printmaking Society - 1984; Boston Printmakers - 1985; California Society of Printmakers-1985.

Exhibitions included: 2006: Two-person Show, Local Color Gallery, Bodega Bay, California; One-person show, Vignettes, Healdsburg, California

2007: Three-person Show, Local Color Gallery, Bodega Bay, California

2005: Group Show,Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, Ma.; One-person show, Coastal Gallery, Half Moon Bay, Ca. [June]; Two-person show, Local Color Gallery, Bodega Bay,Ca.; One-person show, Galleria Luna, Half Moon Bay,Ca.[October]; One-person show, Vignettes, Healdsburg, California

2004: One-Person Show– Nancy Dodds Gallery, Carmel, CA.; Two– Person Show-Local Color Gallery, Bodega Bay, CA.
2003:
Two-Person Show, Local Color Gallery, Bodega Bay, CA.; One-Person Show, Coastal Gallery, Half Moon Bay, CA.
2002: Two-Person Show, Local Color Gallery, Bodega Bay, CA.
2001: Two-Person Show, Local Color Gallery, Bodega Bay, CA.; One-Person Show, Coastal Gallery, Half Moon Bay, CA.; Group Show– Nancy Dodds Gallery, Carmel, CA.
2000: One-Person Show, Coastal Gallery, Half Moon Bay,Ca.; Two-Person Show, Local Color Gallery, Bodega Bay, Ca.
1999: One-Person Show, Coastal Gallery, Half Moon Bay
1998: One-Person Show, Bodega Bay,Local Color Gallery; One-Person Show, Coastal Gallery, Half Moon Bay, Ca.; Two-Person Show, Gallery On Main Street, St. Helena, Ca.
1997: 2nd Biennial Janet Turner Print Competition, Janet Turner Print Gallery, California State University, Chico, CA. (juried show).; One-Person Show, Coastal Gallery, Half Moon Bay, CA.; One-Person Show, Gallery On Main Street, St. Helena, CA.; Exhibit at the Institut Franco-American, Rennes, France (juried show)