Gwen was born in North Wales and grew up spending most of her time pursuing various art forms, hiking, climbing and skiing in the Alps.
She studied Fine Art at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, Canada, graduating in 2010.
Gwen takes inspiration from a wide range of sources but in recent years has focused her art on her experiences in the mountains. She works in several mediums from pen and ink illustrations to using oil and palette knife on canvas.
She has resided in the Sea to Sky corridor for the last 8 years and continues to draw, paint, practice yoga, to travel and have as many adventures in the mountains as possible.