Ms. Gosnell-Qua received an MFA in Painting and an MS in Art History from Pratt Institute in 1996, where she traveled abroad to study Painting in Tuscany and Art History in Venice, Italy. She also worked as an assistant to painter Mary Buckley (Professor Emerita, Pratt’s 1992 Institute Distinguished Professor), where she documented Buckley’s colorist sensibility and artistic discovery.
Ms. Gosnell-Qua’s paintings are in private collections in the US and in Europe, and in the East End Hospice In-patient Facility art collection (curator, Arlene Bujese). The artist's work is represented by Chase Edwards Gallery in Bridgehampton, NY; Fitzgerald Gallery in Westhampton Beach, NY; and The George Billis Gallery in NYC.
From 2011 - 2015, Ms. Gosnell-Qua's work was represented by Birnam Wood Gallery in East Hampton, where the artist's painting was promoted at art fairs throughout the US including: Art Miami, Art Southampton, Art Silicon Valley.
Ms. Gosnell-Qua is an Assistant Professor of Art and Art History at Suffolk Community College in Riverhead, NY, where she teaches 2D Design, Art Appreciation, Color, Renaissance to Impressionism, and Drawing. She is also the Curator of the Lyceum Art Gallery at Suffolk County Community College in Riverhead, NY.