Arthur Gardner ( July 28, 1912 - October 13, 2003)
Arthur Gardner was born the youngest of seven children on July 28, 1912 to Walter and Clara (Ball) Gardner in Ozone Park, New York. Arthur had never traveled west of New Jersey until he was 90 when he made the move to Colorado.
Arthur tried his hand at many jobs as a young boy, from delivering papers and groceries, and walking dogs to polishing brass locks, building cabinets and housepainting. But his passion always remained in his painting - oils, pastels and watercolors - as well as dabbling in sculpture and music.
Arthur moved from Ozone Park into New York City sometime in the 1930's. Once in the city, he found jobs at the many clubs where art wa
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