Gabrielle was born near Vienna, Austria, which is where, after high school, she started her formal art training. She specified mostly in oil and other mediums. After moving to Vancouver in 1989, she became involved in various art groups with well established Canadian artists; one of whom was Robert Genn. She has also taught art classes publicly and privately. Additionally, collectors from all over Canada and Europe have found her art. Her work has likewise been exhibited in over 40 group and solo exhibitions and has been accepted into numerous juried shows. She is an active member of the FCA, Arts West Society, Federation Chapter Fraser Valley Artists, the Langley Arts Council and Semiahmoo Arts.