Gail Grinnell

Seattle, WA

Gail Grinnell is a Seattle-based visual artist who primarily works with textiles. She uses a painterly approach to layering and collaging fabric, often creating large installations that play with light, transparency, and form. Grinnell received her BFA from the University of Washington and has been represented by Francine Seders Gallery and Gail Gibson Gallery. She has been awarded international artist residencies in Spain and Ireland and has received local grants from Artist Trust, the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, and 4Culture.


We Are a Crowd of Others

September 19, 2016 - January 28, 2017

Artists Gail Grinnell, Sam Wildman, and Eric John Olson used their residency at MadArt Studio to weave together an expansive, textile-based installation. Their work featured hanging components made from hundreds of yards of spun material that had been drawn on, dyed, cut, and incorporated into the architecture of the building....

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