Gail Tremblay (Mi'kmaq and Onondaga) resides in Olympia, WA and has been contributing to the arts and cultural life of the Pacific Northwest for decades by sharing a unique vision through her multimedia visual works, art installations, critical writing, and poetry. She retired from teaching at The Evergreen State College in 2016, where, since 1980, she has mentored hundreds of students in the fields of visual arts, writing, and Native American, gender and cultural studies.


Tremblay’s artwork is included in many notable public collections, such as the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY; Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian, Washington, DC; the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem OR; Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA; Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, OR; and the Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR. She has been included in numerous exhibitions and anthologies concerning feminism, gender roles, and the Native American experience, including recent shows at the Brooklyn Museum, NY; the Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN; and the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA.