Gail Backus is a fine artist working in a variety of media. Her Rare Threads collection transfers her art images onto a variety of wearable formats including scarves, tank tops, dresses, and kimonos.
Gail is a graduate of York University with a B.A. (Fine Arts Major), and a B.Ed. (Art Specialist). She has received several awards including Second Place in a juried show for the World Exposition in Kariya, Aichi, Japan. She has also had paintings accepted in many other juried shows including the Humber Valley Art Club, the Artworks Show at the Oakville Town Centre, The Colour and Form Society, The Toronto Watercolour Society, Society of Canadian Artists, The Society of Canadian Artists International Juried Exhibition, and the Art Gallery of Mississauga, to name a few. She has participated in the Lakeshore Art Trail in Mississauga for many years. Gail was also the featured Artist in December 2017 for Visual Arts Mississauga.