Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

John Gorham

 (1910 - 1985)
John Anderson Gorham was active/lived in California.  John Gorham is known for figure, landscape.

Biography   John Gorham


Born in Los Angeles, CA on Aug. 11, 1910. Gorham grew up on a ranch in Ojai, CA. He received his degree in art at UC Berkeley where he was a pupil of Chiura Obata. He moved to Santa Barbara in the 1930s to establish an advertising agency with his wife, Marie. His art career was interrupted by WWII when he served in the Navy. After the war he returned to Santa Barbara where he served two terms as president of the local art association and was a founding member of the Santa Barbara Art Institute. He illustrated several books, one of which, On Santa Cruz Island, received the Western Book Award of 1968. Gorham was an active member of the Santa Barbara art community until his demise at his home in Goleta on Dec. 19, 1985. Noted for his f

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with the artist or his/her family; Death record; Santa Barbara News-Press, 12-22-1985 (obituary).

Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here.



Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing

Example(s) of this artist's work:
An example of work by John Gorham
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research John Gorham

Consider a subscription!  More info