Gordon Snidow was born in Paris, Missouri in 1936. He grew up there and in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Art from the in Los Angeles, California. Snidow is a charter member of the . When he retired after 25 years to become a member emeritus, he was the Cowboy Artists of America top medal winner. Snidow had won 27 Gold and Silver Medals, including three for Best of Show.
In 1998 he created the cover for recording star Michael Martin Murphy's newest CD release Cowboy Songs IV. In September 1998, he was awarded the "New Mexico Governor's Award For Excellence In The Arts." His work has received international critical acclaim with shows in France, China, Taiwan, Russia, England, Germany and Canada. He has been the subject of two books and a British documentary film.More about Gordon Snidow can be found at his .
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