Gabriella Kardos holds a college degree in fine arts from Dawson College and an art history honours undergraduate degree from Concordia University, Montreal, as well as an MA in fine arts from Central St Martins, University of the Arts, London.

Kardos has held solo shows at Concordia University in Montreal, the Czech Museum of Fine Arts in Prague, Anglia Polytechnic University in Norwich, UK, Henrietta House and ROSL in London, as well as participating in group shows and doing collaborative work with Don Foresta, such as "Ohm" at Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Very early on in her career she was a winner in the Collection Pret d’oeuvres d’Art competition and two of her paintings form part of the government collection of the Quebec Museum in Canada.

She has taught art theory in the Painting and Drawing department of Concordia University in Montreal and painting in the independent study of the MA course of Vermont College of Norwich University in the US. In London Kardos co-ordinated the ALTERNE (Alternative Realities in Networked Environments) project at Wimbledon School of Arts, worked as a freelance curator for the art department of the Science Museum in London and contributed to the work of MARCEL (Multimedia Arts Research Centres and Electronic Laboratories), a network for art and science collaboration.

She presently lives in London where she is pursuing her artistic practice as a painter.