Charles Reed Gardner
(1901 - 1974)
Charles Reed Gardner was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Charles Gardner is known for illustration, landscape and beach scene painting, etching.
Biography Charles Reed Gardner
The following, submitted September 2004, is from Margaret Reed Gardner, grand daughter of the artist.
Charles Reed Gardner was born and raised on Carlisle Street in North Philadelphia, PA along with six brothers and sisters. He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy for the Fine Arts and went on to participate in the WPA. After marrying Alice R. Grosch of Lititz, PA, and starting his own family, he moved from Carlisle Street to a home whose main structure was built in 1812, but the area he used as a studio was built in 1741. It was located on a spot along the Perkiomen River canal path below Green Lane Park.
He carried on his career as an illustrator and artist at their home in Salford, Montgomery County, PA. He also taught art
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