G. Ismail was born in Camaguey, Cuba. Her first works
were inspired with flavors of her beloved country. This
era brought forth on canvas a landscape rich with green
vast plains and valleys. Subsequently, after several years
in Europe and the United States, she began to reflect her
emotions and inner self through elements that depicts life
through a dream.
work is a revelation of her soul. An interpretation and juxtaposition
of conventional forms to create a vision brimming with pleasant
fantasies where what is real is irrelevant and dreams modify
and guide everything. Inner caprice directs her compositions,
use of light, and color. The finished work is a reflection
of her unconscious search for truth- the truth that she find
G. Ismail uses three types of media - oil, acrylics and charcoal,
but her primary form of expression is based on oil and acrylics.