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artist , writer

Vivian Gaines Tanner, artist, writer. Member Hyde Park Chamber of Chamber (board directors).


Tanner, Vivian Gaines was born on August 23, 1925.


Student, Central Academy Beauty Culture, Newburgh, New York, 1953.


Founder, co-owner Paxton-Tanner Gallery, Poughkeepsie. Artist-in-residence Springwood Inn, Rhinebeck, New York, Caesars Restaurant, Poughkeepsie, Fredericks Restaurant, Hyde Park, New York, Mill House Restaurant, Poughkeepsie, Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Howland Center, Beacon, New York, Hamilton Hill Art Center, Schenectady, New York, Amrita Club, Poughkeepsie, Cuneen Hackett Cultural Center, Poughkeepsie, Vassar College Student Art Center, Poughkeepsie, Interlocken Inn, Connecticut, Design Masters Intergroup Gallery, New York City, Manhattan E. Gallery of Fine Arts, New York City. Group exhibitions include Friends of Almandorph, Red Hook, New York, Manhattan E. Gallery of Fine Arts, Barrett House, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County Arts Council, Dutchess County Art Association. Author: Transitions - A Treatise on death and Dying.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Hyde Park Chamber of Chamber (board directors).