b. 1961, Detroit, MI
Gail Potocki is a contemporary artist whose work crosses multiple boundaries: she has been lauded by popular media (Huffington Post, Mother Jones) and pop culture art journalists (Juxtapoz, Hi Fructose), as well as celebrated in traditional art media (The New York Art World, American Artist). The paintings of Gail Potocki have been exhibited in galleries worldwide, as well as in notable and internationally distinguished institutions including The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Minneapolis Museum of Art, The Art Gallery of Toronto, and Potocki’s paintings have been on the covers of numerous books and magazines, and her collected works have been documented in the hardcover monographs. The Union of Hope and Sadness (Olympian Publishing, 2006) and Freaks (Century Guild, 2017). A documentary on her creative process titled No Witness in the Slaying of a Memory is currently in production and is expected to be completed in 2019. Born and raised in Detroit, Potocki lives and works in Chicago.