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 Paul T. Yardley  (1917 - 2005)

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Lived/Active: Hawaii/Maryland      Known for: landscape and still life painting, illustration, writing

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Paul T. Yardley   (1917 -2005)

Born in Catonsville, Maryland, on June 15th, 1917, Paul Yardley spent his adult life in the Hawaiian islands, where he became well known for his still-lifes and landscapes.

He was an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania. His military service was as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve, where he reached the rank of lieutenant commander.

Yardley married Maili Frost (1917-2003) of Honolulu (Punahau School class of 1934), and together they had 3 children.

Paul Yardley began painting in the 1950s’ while still active in the business world as vice president and director of United General Finance Company, and as head of Atlas Appliances and Ramsay Appliances. His first training in art was at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, (Honolulu), where he took evening classes. Later he studied at the Honolulu Academy of Art for two years, and then under Frans Griessler, a master draftsman.

Paul Yardley retired from business in 1973 and with his wife moved to Kauai, where he continued to paint, and also devoted himself to writing Millstones and Milestones, (University of Hawaii Press), a biography of Benjamin Franklin Dillingham from a prominent Hawaii family.

By the 1980s, Yardley was noted for his still-lifes, but it was his landscape paintings that established his reputation as a serious painter.

His work has been exhibited in numerous one-man shows in Honolulu, Kauai, and in San Francisco.  He also showed his work in many group exhibits, mainly on Kauai. Yardley was the invited artist at the 45th annual Artists of Hawaii all-state show held by the Academy of Art in Honolulu in 1995.

Paul Yardley’s paintings are included in many collections, both private and corporate, including that of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, the Honolulu Academy of Art.; Bank of Hawaii; and the First Hawaiian Bank.

In addition to his biography of B.F. Dillingham, Yardley wrote a history of the Pacific Club of Honolulu, and also illustrated several books written by his wife, Maili. She was the author of cookbooks and volumes about island life, as well as a weekly column, ‘The Island Way’, for the Honolulu Advertiser newspaper.

In 2001 the Kauai Society of Artists honored him with its first KSA Lifetime Achievement Award, and presented an exhibit of 27 of Yardley’s oils, spanning his artistic career.

On September 23, 2005, Yardley died at his home in Kalaheo, on the island of Kauai, Hawaii, at the age of 88. He is survived by son William ‘Frosty’ Yardley of Waimea, Hawaii; his daughters Laura K. and Louli; as well as five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Credit for the above information is given to: the Honolulu Star Bulletin; the Kauai Society of Artists.


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