Bio / CV

Gabriella is a Waiheke Island based artist. Primarly an abstract painter working in oils and mixed mediums.  

With a growing referral base her works can be found in private collections worldwide. 



[SPACE] Contemporary Art Collective, Waiheke Island . Founding member



Boston Museum School Fine Arts B.F.A studied under Freidal Dzubas of Leo Castelli Galley & Knoedler Gallery NYC

Tufts University . Boston - B.F.A

Rhode Island School of Design - course work in painting 

Corcoran Art Gallery, Washington D.C - studio studies

Painter's Progress - year course with Mathew Browne - Auckland


AWARDS for Painting:

Boston Globe - Critics Choice

1st National Painting Competition - Provincetown Museum-3rd prize for painting - Alice Neel juror

Art of the Northeast - finalist - Roberta Smith, New York Times art critic

Art of the Northeast - finalist- Lowery Sims, New York Times art critc - Richardson Vicks Award

3rd National Painting Competition - Holly Solomon of Holly Solomon Gallery NYC

Dana Pond Exhibition, finalist - Boston Museum affiliation with School of the Museum of Fine Arts - Frank Stella juror


Works Exhibited:

NZ Kiwi Consciousness . Imago Mundi . group exhibition Trevisa Italy . 2016

'Time & Tide' . Group Exhibition . Waiheke Art Gallery 2016

bijou eliot Design + Art . New Zealand 2013

Palazzo Palmieri . FRANTOIO IPOGEO, Martignano Italy 2011

Collettiva d’Arte. Galleria Scaramuzza Contemporanae, Lecce, Italy 2011

Mira Int'l Artist Residency . Martignano, Italy 2011

New Zealand Trade&Industries . Hqters Galley Auckland 2012

Kouros Gallery Madison Ave & 73rd . NYC  artist's shows

Auckland Museum . Starry Night Gala Auction 

McNeill Art Group . Hamptons New York

Waiheke Art Gallery . group show Sept 2011

The Lane Gallery . group show . Auckland 2010

Art Sites Gallery . New York Artsites Selection 3 person show 09

Lane Gallery . Members Exhibition - June 2008

Waiheke Art Gallery . Members Exhibition

'The Mantle of the Land' . Waiheke Art Gallery 

The Lane Gallery . Auckland

Mcpherson Gallery . Auckland

Artigiano Gallery . Auckland

Peters Muir Petford Gallery . Auckland

Kouros Gallery NYC Madison & 73rd - New Members 1994-1997 

Pelleisier Gallery . Greenwich CT

Kingston Gallery . Boston

New England's Provincetown Museum - National Painting Competition - juror Holly Solomon, Holly Solomon Gallery NYC

Boston Museum: Dana Pond Exhibition Competition - Frank Stella, juror



Kouros Gallery  NY

Bruce McGaw Graphics - New York – licensee of a few of her images

Beth McNeill Arts Group – Hampton’s NY

Kingston Gallery Boston

Provincetown Museum

Silvermine Gallery CT.

Peliessier Gallery Greenwich CT.Submit


MEDIA / PUBLICATIONS:  please go to my "Press' page for links


Financial Time Australia 2017

Rolls Royce Magaine 2016

L'Express  . Paris 2016

The GUARDIAN  July 2015

Truly and Madly Blog

TIME OUT - London 2014

Kwanruen Magazine  Thailand 2013

Signature Magazine   Australia 2013

Vogue Russia

Travel & Leisure  Mexico

Unearthing Asia Magazine  Singapore

Sea Spray Yachting Magazine - Summer/Fall 2010 issue

VISION Magazine Shanghai – 2008  feature studio/work

New Zealand Favourite Artists’ publication - paintings featured reprinting 2008

New Zealand Art’ calendar 2005 - front cover

New Zealand House & Gardens Magazine Nov.06

New Zealand House & Garden TV Show Sept.06

Pioneer Productions - London - documentary ‘Extreme Homes’

Madame Magazine    Munich

Le Figaro   Paris

Tokyo National  Japan TV series on ‘Artists in their Studios’