Gabrielle Castaneda Pruitt
Born in Caracas, Venezuela and raised in Oklahoma, she received her photography education by jumping in feet first. After buying an enlarger, a camera, she started teaching herself.
In 2002 she finished her Digital Certificate at Collin College – Spring Creek Campus. Gabrielle also worked as a Digital Lab Assistant at Collin College.
After studying and being mentored under June VanCleef, Chris Regas, Gary Bishop she opened 14th Street Gallery (2003) offering fine art giclees and printing services for emerging photography students and area artists.
In 2004 she expanded the digital printing studio to include a gallery space to showcase the work of area artists as well as offering exhibition space for MFA thesis shows and monthly exhibits. The gallery closed in 201
After a break Gaby Pruitt started focusing on her own photography. This has given her time
to study and complete workshops with Dan Burkholder, Charles Cramer, Alan Ross, Allison Shaw.
Gaby has moved into her private studio in Plano, Texas where she works on her art and printing, and photo restoration for clients.