Biography/Contact Info

Gail Skudera's painted, woven, drawn, photo-transfer, and collaged works have been exhibited frequently since the early 1980s. She will have a solo show at the Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester (fall 2019); and has had solo shows at the Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago; Williams Center Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania; Lancaster Art Museum, PA; Sybil Larney Gallery, Chicago; Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, Portland; Saint Mary's College, IN; and Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York. Selected group exhibitions include Fem-Portraits at the Rush Philanthropic Art Foundation, Brooklyn (2017); The 2016 CMCA Biennial, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockland (2016); The Piano Roll Project: Shared Sensibilities, Bates Mill Complex at Museum L-A, Lewiston, ME (2015); Remix: Selections from the International Collage Center (traveling nationally, 2010-15); Image/Clot at Zolla/ Lieberman Gallery in Chicago (2012); Sporen, Textiel Festival, Utrecht, the Netherlands (2010); Daughters of the Revolution: Women & Collage, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York (2009); and 5th International Biennial of Textile Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2009).

Skudera has been an artis-in-residence at the Experimental Printmaking Institute, Lafayette College (2016); and Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA (2009); and awarded a residency at the Robert M. McNamara Foundation, Westport Island, ME (2007). She has received grants from the New York State Council on the Arts (1998); Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, IL (1992-94); and National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC (1990-91). Her work is in collections including the International Collage Center, NY; Illinois State Museum; Baird & Warner Corpration, Chicago; Medical College of Virginia; Art Museum of the State University of New York, Potsdam; and Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA. Skudera is active as a lecturer, juror, university and college art instructor, and reviewer.

Skudera was born in Hackensack, NJ. She studied at Montclair State University, then Northern Illinois University, where she earned her BFA and MFA. She lived and worked in Chicago from 1981-94, northern New York and central Pennsylvania from 1994- 2010. She lives and works in Maine.