biography of Gunnar Donald ANDERSON (1927)

Birth place: Berkeley, CA

Addresses: Sonoma, CA

Profession: Painter, illustrator

Studied: Calif. Sch. Fine Arts with Clifford Still; Art Ctr. Col. Design, BFA, with Lorser Feitelson.

Exhibited: Fifth Winter Invitational, CPLH, 1964; MH de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco 25th Annual, Society of Western Artists, 1968; Frye Mus., Seattle, Wash 1971; Calif. State Fair, Sacramento, 1971 (third prize); Mainstream 1972, Grover M. Hermann Fine Arts Ctr., Marietta College, Ohio, 1972; Lord & Taylor Art Gallery, NYC, 1970s. Awards: Best figure or portrait, 29th Ann., Soc. Western Artists, 1971; best in fine art Exhib. One, Soc. Art Center, Alumni, 1972.

Member: Soc Western Artists; Soc Art Center Alumni.

Work: Brown-Forman Distillers, Louisville, KY; Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Los Angeles, Calif.; Guildhall Galleries, Calif.; Galleries, Chicago, Ill.; Conacher Galleries, San Francisco, Calif.; Meredith Long Galleries, Houston, Tex. Commissions: Paintings of children, Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Bechtel, Piedmont, Calif., 1965; Mr. & Mrs. Lowell Dillingham, Hawaii, 1966; Mrs. Robert E. Norcross, Tyronza, Ark., 1968; Mr. & Mrs. Meredith Long, Houston, Tex., 1971; Mr. & Mrs. George Weyerhauser, Tacoma, Wash., 1972.

Comments: Preferred media: oil. Publications: illus., Oscar Lincoln Busby Stokes (Harcourt, Brace & World Inc, 1970).

Sources: WW73; Mrs Linda Hardwick, Collage," Educational TV, Memphis Community TV found, 1971-1972; TV interview, Memphis, Tenn, 1971; Don J. Anderson, "Paintings of children," Chicago Today (1972)."