(1925 - 2004)
Gregory D Jr Ridley was active/lived in Tennessee. Gregory Ridley is known for figure, history, landscape, sculpture.
Biography Gregory Ridley
The following is from Bob Kirk, November 2002:
Gregory D. Ridley, Jr., a native of Smyrna, Tennessee, was born in 1925. In 1936, his family moved to Nashville, where he was educated in the city's public schools. After service in the United States Navy during World War II, he enrolled at Fisk University, where he studied under the renowned Aaron Douglas, who remained a close friend and mentor until his death in 1979.
Ridley earned an undergraduate degree in art education from Tennessee State University and a master's degree in fine arts from the University of Louisville. Ridley is the first person of any color to receive this degree at the University of Louisville.
He has enjoyed a long and distinguish
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