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William George Gaskin
Nationality: 
american
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1892
Birth Place: 
San Francisco, CA
Death Date: 
1968
Death Place: 
San Francisco, CA
Gaskin was an art student at the CSFA, ASL in New York, and in Europe. During the Depression years he was co-director of the Northern California Art Project for the WPA and later served on the SF Art Commission. During the 1950s and 1960s he taught at the Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design. His paintings were influenced by Oriental art and philosophy. (Hughes)