Her inspirations and influences are from artists such as William H. Johnson, Norman Rockwell, MC Escher, Romare Bearden, Salvador Dali, and Varnette Honeywood, to name a few.
Through her membership with the Savannah Art Association, Gwen has had a number of public exhibitions of her work throughout the city, and The Savannah International Airport. An appreciation of her work has found itself in a few countries as well. Gwen's inspiration is capturing and recreating the beauty of urban living and everything around us. As a result, she coined her genre, which is her own, "URBEAU ART " .