Artist Gaylene Petcu

Gaylene Petcu

In 2007 Gaylene moved to western North Carolina after working as a graphic designer for 25 years in St. Louis, MO. Building on her design skills, Gaylene currently enjoys painting in oil and pastel. The distant ridges, cool streams and meadows of the Appalachian Mountains inspire her light-filled paintings. Gaylene is a member of the Toe River Arts Council. More of her work can be seen at