Born in San Francisco and raised in Seattle, Gard earned a B.A., B.A.Ed., and a B.F.A. from Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington.
While at Western, Gard's sculptures, conceptual at their core, were influenced by the work of the Minimalist Movement and the sublime landscape of the Pacific Northwest. Gard was directly involved in the WWU Art Acquisition Committee. Generously funded by Virginia and Bagley Wright, the Art Acquisition Committee... more