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gallery director

Linda Fay Gardner, American gallery director. Co-recipient The Arts Partnership award for demonstration of vision, leadership, and commitment to advancement, development of arts and artist, 2004; recipient Frederick Carder Leadership award, The Rockwell Museum of Western Art, 2002. Member of Finger Lakes Association, Corning Area Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Gardner, Linda Fay was born on December 19, 1947 in Elmira, New York, United States. Daughter of Joseph Alva and Vivian Lenore (Lusk) Comfort.

Education

Graduate, Elmira Business Institute, 1966.

Career

Medical secretary, Doctor Gerald P. Schneider, Elmira, 1966-1977;manager, owner, fram designer, Corning (New York) Art & Frame, 1977-1992;director, West End Gallery, Corning, since 1989.

Membership

Member Arnot Art Museum, Arts of the Southern Finger Lakes, Rockwell Museum, Women's Center of the Southern Tier.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, antiques.

Connections

Married Allen Daughter of Shaw, June 22, 1968 (divorced July 1975). Children: John Gregory Shaw, Lisa Anne Shaw. Married Thomas W. Gardner, November 21, 1975.

1 child, Jesse Lynne.

father:
Joseph Alva Comfort

father:
Shaw Comfort

mother:
Vivian Lenore (Lusk) Comfort

spouse:
Allen Daughter of Shaw

spouse:
Thomas W. Gardner

child:
John Gregory Shaw Gardner

child:
Lisa Anne Shaw Gardner

child:
Jesse Lynne Gardner