(JUST IN CASE I’m ever a category on Jeopardy)
Here are 10 Random Facts about Gabrielle
I can read a 1000-page book in a day if given the chance.
I always walk around with pen/pencil and my little pink book to harness my ideas.
The name “Gxcentrik” comes from Gabrielle Eccentrics.
Gxcentrik Design (previously GX.Centrics Designs) was originally the name of my t-shirt/art business, started in 1993 and has evolved into what it is today.
Between the ages of 14-17, I bought Vogue magazine every month and drew faces I liked from its pages. 4×12=48 magazines + 3 sketchbooks per year= a lot of paper!
Both my parents are entrepreneurs and have been for over 25 years – growing up with them as my role models has inspired me to run my own company.
I have an extensive collection of wooden and stone masks.
In my last year of design school, I was also a graphic assistant AND mom to a five-year-old. (where’s there’s a will, there’s a way)
In my teens, I got my scuba diving license and modeled underwater.
My favourite food is “gateau de foies de volaille en sauce tomate aux olives vertes et quenelles” – cuisine Lyonnaise. I won’t translate as it can’t sound any better than in French.