Gabrielle will graduate with an MFA in Film and Video Production in May 2014 from University of Iowa. In her time at Iowa, she will also have completed certification in Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies. She received her B.A. with honors in art from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa focusing her work on video, performance, and installation. She also studied vocal music performance, theatre, and dance, participating extensively in all three. After graduating in 2009, Gabrielle worked on several feature films in Iowa under the Iowa Tax Incentives program.
Gabrielle works in experimental autobiographical/essayistic nonfiction exploring the notions of documentation, family history, genealogy, inherited memory, place, fragmentation, ritual, vulnerability, performance, presentness, and human being-ness.