Gabriella (Gabby) DuCharme is a professional landscape and pet portrait artist with over thirty years of experience. She creates works of art that capture the unique beauty of locations and the innate personality of pets. Gabby was born in Passau’ Germany and came to the U.S. when she was three, settling in Glastonbury CT. In vocational high school she studied fashion design and later went to Tunxis Community College where she studied Fine Art. She has recently moved back to Connecticut after living in Florida for twenty years.
Gabby is passionate about connecting people emotionally through her paintings. She specializes in landscape/architectural paintings and has primarily been commissioned by people wanting to capture their memories or experiences of a particular house or place. She also specializes in pet portraiture, ensuring that her clients are able to capture, and keep, long lasting memories of their beloved pet. Gabby being a pet lover and surrounded by her pets actively donates to animal causes.
Gabby is known for her artistic views and her ability to create a play of light and shadow in her paintings. Her clients say she is a true professional, easy to work with kindness and compassion ands always hits deadlines.
In conjunction to her paintings, Gabby also designs and creates sterling silver and copper jewelry that have a funky, tribal look. Her designs include earrings, pendants and cuffs.
A former art gallery owner with an international clientele, Gabby was a runner-up and received an Honorary Mention from Artist Magazine, for her work entitled, “Rose Farm”. Her painting “ Moon Over 11 Maple Street” is owned by singer Celine Dion. One painting “The Three Amigos” has been featured on the working set of the TV Series, Beverly Hills 9021. She was under contract with Gango Editions in Portland Oregon who produced her paintings selling them worldwide. Additionally, her work has been purchased and showcased in various hospitals, veterinary clinics and corporations in Connecticut and Florida
Gabby has studied with Artist Leslie Stokes as well as the renowned Artist Morgan Samuel Price and is represented by Art Gumbo, Port Salerno, Florida, and most recently joined Spectrum Gallery in Centerbrook Connecticut,