Gillian Pokalo is a local printmaker/photographer, whose work is inspired by the urban/industrial landscapes of the Philadelphia region. She graduated from Moore College of Art & Design with a degree in 2-Dimensional Fine Arts, and has since shown work in a variety of venues in and around Philadelphia, including Flotsam & Jetsam Gallery in Philadelphia, Gallery Eros in Bryn Mawr, and the Gryphon Cafe in Wayne. She has participated in a number of group shows, including the Keisho Art Association Exhibition-Aichi Prefecture, Japan; InLiquid’s Art for the Cah Poor and Summer Solstice. For examples of her work, please visit her website at http://www.gillianpokalo.com/ or pokaloprint.etsy.com.
Recently, Pokalo had an exhibition of her work, “That Which Remains: Visions of Rural Iceland” at Duus Museum in Keflavik, Iceland. She is also featured in a video that was produced by Moore College of Art & Design, discussing her life as both a teacher and artist: https://youtu.be/6KL0tj_AWfM
When she is not in the studio creating art, Gilian is an art educator and has taught in public and parochial schools in Philadelphia, as well as Wayne Art Center and Plymouth Meeting Friends School.