Born in Indiana on Feb. 22, 1907. Gilbert was an alumnus of the Chouinard School of Art. By 1930 he had settled in Santa Ana and was active in the local art scene. His work Industrial Scene was featured in the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 7, 1934. He died in Santa Ana, CA on July 28, 1988. Exh: Laguna Beach AA, 1930-32; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1930-38; San Francisco Art Association, 1931, 1941; Progressive Painters of So. Calif.; Hollywood Library, 1932; Pasadena Art Inst., 1933; Foundation of Western Art (LA), 1933-40; SFMA, 1935; LACMA, 1940; Calif. WC Society, 1942.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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