(1920 - 2004)
Elver A. Barker was active/lived in Colorado, Wyoming. Elver Barker is known for tree landscape, floral-finger painting.
Biography Elver Barker
Trained in San Francisco with Arthur Palmer and Thomas Leighton, Elver Barker specialized in fingerpainting, especially trees and timberline landscapes. In 1968, he wrote a book "Finger Painting in Oils".
He was an active member of the Mattachine Society, an influential gay rights organization, and he donated dozens of paintings to charitable causes.
Best of the West Auction Catalogue, November 20, 2004