Gaylord Ho was born April 11, 1950 in Hsin-Wu, Taiwan to poor farmers. He spent his youth helping with farm chores. He displayed artistic abilities at a young age and decided very early to dedicate his life to his art.
Educated in Taiwan and Japan, his student sculptures won many national awards. The regional art world began to recognize his remarkable talent for capturing grace and motion.
Gaylord formed his own sculpture and design company in 1979 and has achieved much commercial success. He is world renowned in the gift and collectibles industry for his numerous award-winning designs. He has been recognized by the industry with frequent nominations as "Artist of the Year". He has won awards for his sculptures every year for the past 20 years.