Gail Sibley

Tutor Bio

Gail completed a BFA (Honours) at the University of Manitoba, then went on to Graduate Studies in Art History at Queen’s University receiving her MA in 1989. She settled in BC on the west coast of Canada in 1994. In 2002, Gail was awarded Signature Membership in the Pastel Society of America (PSA) and is a master signature member of Pastel Artists Canada (M-PAC. She is the Grand Prize winner “Painting on the Edge” 2014 and is a primary contributor in the pastels section of DK’s Artist Drawing Techniques. She has participated in national and international shows and her work is in private and corporate collections in several countries. A traveller at heart, from her home base in Victoria, BC, Canada, Gail loves teaching pastel workshops internationally (so far: Croatia, Spain, Italy, USA, and now the UK). Gail shares her knowledge and that of others in a highly-regarded blog at



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