Born in Knoxville, IA on Nov. 2, 1886. Van Gorder lived near Boulder, CO before coming
to California in 1906. After settling in Santa Cruz, she soon became active in the local art scene. A spinster, she died there on July 16, 1982.
Member: Santa Cruz Art League.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Santa Cruz Sentinel, 7-18-1982 (obit). Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here