Born in Kristiandsund, Norway on March 5, 1885. Gaustad studied art in Norway before immigrating to California in 1905. During the 1920s he was active as an artist in Oakland. He died in Grass Valley, CA on Oct. 22, 1975. Exh: Oakland Art Gallery, 1928.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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