Gail Harbeck is a Minneapolis-based, multi-award-winning artist. A self-taught artist, Harbeck’s images are drawn from the relationships she sees and experiences in all things -within nature, society, individuals and self.
Harbeck lives with chronic major depression and has found art to be a life-sustaining endeavor. She says, “Creating art gives me a connection to life that my illness often thwarts. Art provides me with focus, engagement, understanding, reflection and expression.”
As an outsider artist, Harbeck has enjoyed considerable "under-the-radar" success. She has earned a following and her art is actively collected by public organizations, corporations, and collectors nationwide.