1960's - CAREER & Watercolor Classes 

Her son in high school, Gladys began to rediscover herself by reopening her career as a commercial artist which quickly led to taking art courses in painting. She was particularly drawn to the teaching of an old alumnus from American Academy of Art, Irving Shapiro and discovered the medium of watercolors.


tugboats, Watercolor on Watercolor Paper

Working from National Geographic imagery in her spare time she reproduced a series of scenes and portraits in watercolors.


Old Man, Watercolor on Watercolor Paper

Perhaps of Interest

Artworks are available for purchase as giclees and originals works through this site. A coffee table book entitled, "Studies in Watercolors" of many of her best works is available for purchase on Amazon.com.

2015 Scott Becker, "as artist"