“Gwen” Bragg is an artist and art instructor who lives in Alexandria, VA. Holding a BS in Art Education and a MFA in Drawing and Painting from James Madison University, she currently teaches watercolor at the Art League School in Alexandria and for the The Workhouse Art Center in Lorton, VA. She is an Artist Member of the Virginia Watercolor society and served as co- president in 2009. A past president of the Potomac Valley Watercolorist she is a Signature Member of both the National and Baltimore Watercolor Societies. Her work has been published in American Artists Magazine and has been exhibited in numerous international, national and regional shows. Her paintings can be found in the collection of James Madison University, National Institutes of Health, American Bank and Philip Moris.
Her Stone on Stone Series is a collection of original watercolors exploring the mystery and romantic allure of architectural ruins. Each civilization leaves its mark. Rain and wind tear the surfaces. Facades crack and crumble, revealing the once hidden. These paintings speak to the strength and survival of classical forms --- over thousands of years.