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Douglas A. Garder Edit Profile

visual artist , art educator

Douglas A. Garder, American art educator, visual artist.


Garder, Douglas A. was born on March 16, 1955 in New York City. Son of Arthur O. and Jean Garder.


Bachelor with honors, Southern Illinois University, 1976. Master of Fine Arts, West Virginia University, 1980.


Gallery director Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma, 1983-1984. Instructor Bloomington (Minnesota) Art Center, 1985-1998. Instructor drawing University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1991-1994.

Instructor Edina (Minnesota) Art Center, 1994-1998. Adult education specialist Minnesota Museum Art, St. Paul, 1991-1993. Instructor, visiting artist Prairie Center Alternative High School, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, 1994-1996.

Artist in residence Kennedy High School, Bloomington, 1994-1996. Instructor Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, Fridley, Minnesota, 1995-1998. Instructor Art Institutes International, Inc., Minneapolis, since 1998.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited works in shows at Hoyt Institute Fine Arts, New Castle, Pennsylvania, 1988, Clary-Miner Gallery, Buffalo, 1990, Holter Museum Art, Helena, Montana, 1992, Sunbird Gallery, Bend, Oregon, 1994, 95, Ohio State University, Mansfield, 1994, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, 1996, Swann Gallery, Detroit, 1997, Bloomington Art Center, 1998, Vision Gallery, Chandler, Arizona, 1999, Athena Art Gallery, Omaha, 2000, others.


  • Other Interests

    Gardening, film collecting.


Married Melissa Marie Barnes, September 10, 1994.

Arthur O.

Jean Garder

Melissa Marie Barnes