BioGayle Levee comes from a family of artists, and studied painting at the University of Denver. While living in Colorado, she sold her paintings at galleries in Taos NM. She moved to Boston to pursue an interest in illustration, where she contributed to the Boston Globe and to Oxford University Press. Levee continued to study painting under Robert Douglas Hunter, a master of the Boston School of Painting. She now exhibits her work at Richland Fine Art in Nashville, Powers Gallery in Boston, and Bayview Gallery in Maine. The founder of the Cumberland Atelier at On-Track Studios in Franklin, Levee is a past president of the Chestnut Group.