Gloria Salmestrelli has been painting since childhood. While attending The College of New Jersey, she focused on oil painting.
Gloria is a prolific painter inspired by the beauty around her, mainly the beach, scenic Island Beach State Park, and wildlife. Her style has been described as whimsical and romantic. Over the past thirty-five years, Gloria developed and marketed her work and has received numerous awards throughout the country. Her work is included in many corporate and private collections around the world and has been published in magazines and books. Gloria resides in Seaside Park, NJ.