Ted Gordon

(b. 1924), Kentucky

Kentucky native Ted Gordon has lived in northern California for most of his life and was employed as a health care worker until his retirement in 1987. His obsessively detailed portraits are in the collections of Le Musee de l'Art Brut, the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American Art, the American Folk Art Museum, the American Visionary Art Museum, the High Museum of Art, and the Milwaukee Art Museum.

 

"In Debt Again"

9/29/96

17" x 14"

mixed media on paper

 

"Strange Mutant"

9-27-1997

10" x 8"(image size)

mixed media

 

"Faceville (City Plan)"

12/4/95

14" x 14"

mixed media on paper

 

"Cynical Sam"

11-22-1989

11.75" x 9"

mixed media

framed

(text on back reads: "He was promised a one-man show; and ended up in a group show of 500 misfits"