Gwen Bragg is an Alexandria-based artist and art instructor. She holds a BS in Art Education and an MFA in Drawing and Painting from James Madison University. She currently teaches watercolor at the Workhouse Art Center in Lorton Virginia and was an art instructor for 32 years at the Art League School in Alexandria. In addition to workshops held annually at Rehoboth Beach Delaware and Orkney Springs Virginia, almost every year since 1995, she has led an international painting workshop to “some place with interesting architecture, artifacts and rocks” including France, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Spain and Peru. She is a Signature Member of the National, Virginia and Baltimore Watercolor Societies, as well a Bronze member of the Watercolor Society of Alabama. She is president of the Virginia Watercolor Society, and a past President of the Potomac Valley Watercolorist. Her work has been exhibited in numerous international, national and regional shows and is included in the collections of National Institutes of Health, Philip Morris, American Bank, Petersburg Area Art League and the Carrier Library at James Madison University.