JOHN MARTIN GILBERT
signed, titled on base
16 ins x 19 ins x 12 ins; 40.6 cms x 48.3 cms x 30.5 cms
John Martin Gilbert was born in New York City in 1926. After studying at the Art Center School in Los Angeles from 1948 to 1952, he worked as a member of the design team at Disneyland in Anaheim, California for one year before moving to Vancouver, British Columbia in 1955. Gilbert was art director for an advertising company until 1969, when he decided to pursue his personal art work full-time. He moved to Montreal, Quebec in 1971, where he remained for the next nine years before returning to Vancouver.