Gayle Mangan Kassal

Drawing, Painting, Public Art, Visual / Media

Painting extends well beyond it's frame. My mission is to inspire and empower, while sharing the joy of my vibrant world, brightening as many walls and lives as possible, celebrating life with my art.

About the Artist

Gayle Mangan Kassal is a local Maryland artist who expresses the vibrancy and exuberance of life’s experiences in her work.  She paints colorful moments, capturing abounding movement and energy, expressing genuine joy and passion for the world around us. Gayle has created whimsical murals and fine art adorning corporations, hospitals, and private residencies nationwide. An award-winning artist, Gayle Mangan Kassal lives and creates in Annapolis, Maryland. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Magna Cum Laude, from Salve Regina University in Rhode Island and earned her Master’s degree in Fine Arts from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.  She was an adjunct professor at UMass Dartmouth, Salve Regina University, and eventually Anne Arundel Community College when she moved to Annapolis in 2001. Currently, Gayle is a professional artist and educator as a teaching artist through Anne Arundel County public schools.  She is currently a signature board member of the Maryland Pastel Society and a member of the Annapolis Art Alliance. Kassal’s public art include establishments up and down the eastern seaboard from Boston to Washington and beyond, among them, Boston Medical Center in Boston, Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, Children's National in Washington D.C., Restaurants in Rhode Island and a dozen primary schools in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

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Featured Work


Eleni Dykstra, Coordinator of Visual Arts, Anne Arundel County Public Schools
Thomas Cordts, Vice Principal, Broadneck Elementary School
April Nyman, Executive Director, Arts Council of Anne Arundel County
Shelby Morris, Art Educator, Cape St. Claire Elementary School
Tracy Edwards, Art Educator, Crofton High School