Gabrielle Zane


Gabe and Boo

photo by Joyce Eichacker

Gabrielle Zane is a writer, visual artist, and educator. As a Master Teaching Artist Ms. Zane has taught creative writing, performance and visual arts to students of all ages in schools and arts agencies throughout New England. She is a member of the New England Foundation for the Arts.

Her twenty  years of experience in education includes being a Master Teaching Artist
the CT Commission on Culture and Tourism, teaching at Eastern Connecticut
State University, Manchester Community College, The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, and Kinsella Magnet School. She was  the Program Coordinator for the Windham Area Poetry Project's Living Literature Program (2003-2006) and was the creator and director of the NACKids Arts & Cultural Enrichment Program for the Norwich Arts Council (2003-2009). 

As a member of the Poetry Alive! performance troupe, Gabrielle toured the country
performing poetry to children of all ages. Nationally recognized for her performance,
Gabrielle was the 1997 Connecticut Individual Performance Poetry Champion and the
1997 winner of the prestigious Slam Master's Slam in Chicago.

She has a chapbook entitled Being Your Eyes and Other Poems from
Curbstone Press.

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