Gaye has enjoyed working professionally as an artist for over 30 years. During that time, she has explored most mediums and subject matter.  Through it all what remains constant is her delight with painting the effects of light and atmosphere, which is the signature of her work.

An avid plein air painter, she immerses herself in nature, and finds the knowledge and experience gained painting in the field is key in informing her larger studio works. Gaye works primarily in oils because it lends itself so well to painting on location. She travels to remote and pristine locations, primarily in British Columbia, for the love and challenge of it.

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In addition to her field and studio work, Gaye is a popular art instructor and shares her passion and knowledge with students both locally and abroad.

Gaye holds a Senior Signature status with the Federation of Canadian Artists and a Master Pastellist status with the Pastel Artists of Canada. In addition, she is an involved member of the Artists for Conservation organization. She currently serves as Standards Chair with the Federation of Canadian Artists and lives in Langley, British Columbia.

It is a joy for an artist to work with a gallery that is thoroughly professional in all their dealings. They have a true appreciation and love of art, and it shows in how they deal with artists and clients alike.  I look forward to a long and happy association with The Avenue Gallery! – Gaye Adams