Gillian was born in Port Talbot, South Wales and now lives in a village in Hampshire.

She completed a degree in Graphic Design focusing on illustration and has taught in both school and college for over twenty years. She currently works from her home studio often surrounded by her cats.

Her work is inspired by natural forms and World travel exploring both colour and structure.

She exhibits in The White Dog Gallery, The Hiscock Gallery and Truffles restaurant in Fareham.