Gordon started painting ten years ago after retiring. He started taking lessons from Gerald Ruggiero in Arizona. He continued his art education by taking workshops and classes at The Scottsdale Artist School in Scottsdale Arizona. He has taken numerous workshops thru the school conducted by well known and accomplished artists.
Gordon has had paintings shown at Scottsdale Artist School. Currently has paintings displayed at The Lake Fine Art Academy and Galleria in Osage Beach, Missouri.
Gordon grew up in Iowa and has since moved to Arizona and has a summer home in Lake Ozark, Missouri. He divides his time between Arizona and Missouri. While in Arizona he paints desert scenes and while in Missouri he paints lake and rural Missouri scenes.