Gail Rutherford is an artist and fashion design educator and a former faculty member in the School of Fashion at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute (1976-1992). Rutherford was born and educated in Sydney, Australia, where she earned her teaching degree in Art and Design at the National Art School, East Sydney Technical College. Before joining the faculty at Ryerson, she taught Interior Design in the Hampshire Education Authority in London, England, then taught in colleges in Spain and the U.S. Her visual art--including painting, illustration, and fabric collage--has been exhibited in Canada, England, Wales, Spain, and the U.S.
Fonds consists of two states of a fashion textbook authored by Rutherford.