Gayle Kabaker is an award winning illustrator living in Western Massachusetts. Her work is used in many different ways. Fashion and general illustration, for marketing collateral, editorial, animation, web design, logo and brand development, hand lettering and more. She paints in the old fashioned way with paint and brushes. She then scans her work and collages in Photoshop.
Gayle loves to travel and has recently created paintings from trips to from Costa Rica and Bali.
Gayle Kabaker’s art crosses into between fine art with her popular floral posters, published by Editions Limited , the largest poster publisher in the world.
Not ‘just’ an illustrator, Gayle Kabaker loves to collaborate and make connections to get the right talents together for projects. Whether it’s an illustrated campaign, or animation, Gayle has talented creatives she collaborates with. Gayle’s animations have been selected by American Illustration Motion Awards. She works for a range of clients including, The New Yorker, Safeway, South of France body care, and the Special Olympics, among many others.
Gayle is especially excited about animation and has talented animators she works with to bring her paintings and line art to life for a range of clients, dancewear, travel and yoga. She is working on an animation for Scholarship America.
Gayle lives with her husband Peter Kitchell, a painter and photographer and her dog Charlie. Her kids both live in Brooklyn, her daughter Sonya is a musician and her son Max goes to Parsons studying product design. Gayle’s days include walks with Charlie, cooking, (she is vegan) painting and working on assignments and teaching he fashion drawing class for the Academy of Art University’s online degree program.
Over the course of her career Gayle Kabaker has been lucky enough to have some great illustration assignments. Lots left on her bucket list. She’d love to do animated TV and movie titles, an ad campaign for a major department store, editorial illustrations in Vogue, and more covers for the New Yorker!
Client list of Gayle Kabaker includes:
The New Yorker
Gina B Design
Editions Limited Publishing
Country Woman Magazine
Susan Miller Omni Media
Exotic Yoga Retreats
South of France
Elizabeth Johns Bridal
Le Monde Brasil