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artist

Donald Clifford Barnard Edward Gelder, American artist. Recipient Gold Key award Scholastic Magazines, 1949, Mural Commendation award Colonel Howard Smigelow, 1955, Fannie Benjamin award Memorial Art Gallery, 1956, First Place award in crafts St. John's Church, 1970. With United States Army, 1954-1956. Member American Society Portrait Artists, British Society Master Glass Painters, Portrait Society of America, American Portrait Society.

Background

Gelder, Donald Clifford Barnard Edward was born on April 17, 1933 in Naples, New York, United States. Son of Clifford Barnard and Ruby Alberta (Davis) Gelder.

Education

Diploma, Albright Art School Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, 1953.

Career

Stained glass designer Willet Studios, Philadelphia, 1962-1966, Frohe Stained Glass Studio, Buffalo, 1966-1968, United Architectural Services, Buffalo, 1968-1975, The Judson Studios, Los Angeles, 1975-1982, Luxfer Studios, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1983-1984, Gelder Studios, Naples, since 1984. Art lecturer American Science Glassblowers Society, Philadelphia, 1964, Depew (New York ) Middle School, 1967.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Freelance portrait painter.

Religion

Holy Scripture always has been the authoritative and trustworthy guide for knowing and serving the God who is revealed as Creator, Savior and Advocate.

Politics

God has made believers one in Christ, clothed in the righteousness of Christ, and uniquely qualified to stand together in faith.

Views

The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.

Membership

With United States Army, 1954-1956. Member American Society Portrait Artists, British Society Master Glass Painters, Portrait Society of America, American Portrait Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Genealogy, piano music.

Connections

Married Sandra Lea Boyles Smith, June 9, 1962 (divorced 1980). Children: Sheril Lea, Andrea Beth, Victoria Lynn, Kristina Carol. Married Nancy Figuracion Gelder, January 14, 1983.

Children: Ryan, Mary Alejandra Louise, William Alfred World War II.

father:
Clifford Barnard Gelder

mother:
Ruby Alberta (Davis) Gelder

spouses:
Sandra Lea Boyles Smith

Nancy Figuracion Gelder

children:
Sheril Lea Gelder

Andrea Beth Gelder

Victoria Lynn Gelder

Kristina Carol Gelder

Ryan Gelder

Mary Alejandra Louise Gelder

William Alfred World War II Gelder