Lorain Archibald Garner
(1904 - 1969)
Lorain Archibald Garner was active/lived in California, South Dakota. Lorain Garner is known for sculptor-realist portrait, monument.
Biography Lorain Archibald Garner
The following biography is from Jeff Garner, son of the artist, of Santa Barbara, California:
"Arch" was born Lorraine Archibald Garner in Onida, South Dakota, on February 21, 1904 (he never went by Lorraine, but as Archibald, Arch, or Archie to many of his friends.) His family moved to the Pacific Northwest in 1910, and then southward, ending up in Los Angeles. He graduated from Long Beach High School in 1922.
In 1925 he took up drawing with the intention of becoming a commercial artist, and in 1926 was working as such for the "San Francisco Examiner." He became interested in sculpture during that time, and studied sculpture in San Francisco with Ruth Cravath, and then with Ralph Stackpole, at the California School of Fine A
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