Gabriel Liston was born in San Antonio, Texas, raised in Western Colorado, and currently lives in Portland, Oregon. He studied at Colorado Mountain College, and the Denver Art Students League. In 1995, he received his BFA in Painting from the Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland Oregon. Liston’s work has been part of numerous group and solo exhibitions since 1994. He has received many awards, including the Regional Arts and Culture Council Project Grant in 2014. Liston’s work is part of several private and public collections, including OHSU, Portland, Oregon and the Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio.