Born in South Africa, a qualified Radiographer, Gail Bolliger worked at Westminster Hospital in Radioactive Isotopes and met her Swiss husband in London. She has lived in South, Africa, Switzerland and Denmark and moved to live in London in 1991.
She displayed a passion for drawing and painting at a young age with a preference for figurative.
Moved to Somerset. A long period was devoted to raising a family, returned to painting at Somerset College of Art. Gail graduated with a B.A. Honours Fine Art from University of Plymouth in 2004. She has a studio in Richmond, London and St. Paul, South of France and amongst other has exhibited in several group shows in Somerset, has been commissioned for private portraits.
“I sketch and photograph extensively in my travels. Things that influence me are Mythology, flash-backs from my knowledge of other artists’ work. Scenes, luminous signs, movement on T.V., everyday life, people. I draw and paint everyday, from life wherever possible and from accumulated knowledge.”