Norman Ernest Gaddini was born in Healdsburg, California on January 9, 1911. Gaddini graduated from UC Berkeley and studied art at Santa Rosa Junior College. He was the author of Mastering the Art of Scratchboard. His works won prizes at local art shows.
A lifelong resident of Sonoma County, he died in in 2007.
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