Gaither Pope received his M.F.A. in Painting from Louisiana State University and, for a number of years, taught painting and drawing there as an adjunct to the faculty. Currently, he is an assistant professor of drawing and painting at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana. He is represented by Cole Pratt Gallery, Ltd., New Orleans. His work has been reviewed in New Orleans Art Review and Times Picayune, and featured in several publications including New American Paintings, Cincinnati Review of Poetry and Literature, and Louisiana Life Magazine. Pope resides with his family in Baton Rouge.