John Gardner, sculptor in bronze, was born in New York in 1942. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in New York, was an instructor in sculpture and then graduated with a Bachelor of Arts form the University of Connecticut in 1966. After working in New York he arrived in Australia in 1972, and became a lecturer at the Prharan College of the Arts and Gippsland Institute of Advanced Education. He moved to Sydney, where he now lives and exhibits.
The total number of works by J. (John) Francis Gardner offered for sale by auction since 2004 is 10, of which 5 (50%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $3,120 for Untitled sold by Lawson~Menzies (now trading as Menzies) in September 2007. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2019.
John Gardner is not listed in any of the standard biographical references listed on our references page.
Could the second and subsequent works by this artist sold after June 9, 2010 for over $1,000 be liable for the Artists' Resale Royalty? More info…
Yes, eligible, subject to the artist satisfying the residency test. The artist is alive or has been deceased for less than 70 years. Contact the Copyright Agency for information on the residency test.
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