Gabrielle Egnater was born in Los Angeles, California to a family of printmakers and lighting designers.
She transplanted to Chicago to pursue a BFA in Sculpture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work has been primarily shown in Chicago, including the Roger Brown Study Collection, Lincoln Park; The Sharp Building of SAIC, Downtown; Gallery X, Downtown; Prairie State College, Chicago Heights.
Egnater has recently been chosen as a Buonanno Scholar at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has been the recipient of the LeRoy Neiman Scholarship to attend the Ox-bow School of Art.
Egnater is currently a teaching assistant at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the Foundry Department.