Untitled abstract painting by Thomas Gardner (b. Syracuse, NY 1932, d. Palm Desert, CA 2018). This work has thick impasto oil paint on a wood panel. It measures 18 x 20 inches in a fabulous custom silver leaf frame. Unsigned, undated.
He played basketball for Syracuse University received his BFA from Rochester Institute of Technology, NY in 1958, at the height of abstract expressionism’s popularity and was strongly influenced by this movement. He was an advertising creative director. In retirement he operated an art gallery in Palm Desert, CA from 1997-2016. Ramey Art Gallery, CA has some of his works.