Book of Poems by Gardani - Original Oil on Canvas - Figurative. This Original Oil on Canvas measures approx. 30H x 40W Inches as shown. GARDANIU.S.A. Citizen ‚¬ Born in Quito-Ecuador.Gardani‚¬ childhood was spent in his hometown although his gypsy spirit and love for adventure took him every summer to travel to neighborhood countries Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Mexico. He began to study at different Universities, Architecture and Marketing/Publicity. Always having been drawn to the world of Arts. Gardani started working and experimenting with different materials and techniques on his Paintings and Sculptures. Entirely self-taught, he had his first solo exhibition in his native, Quito. It‚¬ when he realized, that is what he wants to do for the rest of his life. He knows to fulfill that dream he had to leave his problematic political country. ended up in the U.S. in 1989. He lived in California, Chicago, New York and Miami, still living between the last two cities.