(1928 - 2015)
Mel W. Gerhold was active/lived in Nebraska. Mel Gerhold is known for cowboy-frontier genre painting.
Biography Mel Gerhold
Mel Gerhold was born on May 14, 1928 in Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from the Maryland Institute of Fine Arts in Baltimore, Maryland in 1955 after a brief sixteen month interlude for the Korean War. While at the Maryland Institute of Fine Arts, he studied under Jacque Maroger, formerly of the Louvre in Paris, France.
He started painting full time in 1949 in addition to conducting private art classes in Frederick, Maryland. He and his wife, Doris, moved west in 1971 to the Crawford, Nebraska area where they resided for the next twenty five years.
During this period he not only painted but then bought a ranch. In 1997, they moved to Buffalo, Wyoming. This afforded him a working opportunity fo
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