Roberts’ work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including the Galeria Nacional in San Jose, Costa Rica, Musee Rochefort-en-terre, Brittany,France; Ballinglen Arts Center, Ballycastle, Ireland: Carnegie Museum, Oxnard, CA, Riverside Museum, CA, Fresno Metropolitan Museum, CA and Madison Art Center, WI. Her work has been critically reviewed in Art in America, Art ltd., Los Angeles Times, and Modern Painters and is included in permanent collections at the Oakland Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art, as well as numerous corporate and private collections. Art critic Robert Pincus writes, “She is exhorting us to see nature as a luminous mirror of our ceaseless obsession with mortality. Seeing nature wax and wane around her, she has become acutely aware of the fragility of life.”
Roberts has been awarded the 2010 San Diego Art Prize, a California Arts Council Fellowship and residency fellowships in France, Costa Rica and Ireland. She has completed public art commissions at the Chicago Public Library, Lux Art Institute, and the San Diego International Airport. Gail Roberts received her BFA and MA at the University of New Mexico and is a Professor of Art at San Diego State University.