Eugene (J Eugene) Grigsby
(1918 - 2013)
Eugene (J. Eugene) Grigsby was active/lived in Arizona, North Carolina. Eugene Grigsby is known for abstract figurative painting, printmaking, teaching.
Biography Eugene (J. Eugene) Grigsby
Celebrated artist, writer and educator Jefferson Eugene Grigsby was born on October 17, 1918 in Greensboro, North Carolina. Grigsby first discovered his love for art after his family moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina when he was nine years old. Grigsby went on to obtain his B.A. degree from Morehouse College, his M.A. degree in art from Ohio State University, and his Ph.D. from New York University.
In 1933, Grigsby attended Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina. Within a year, he transferred to Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, where he first met his long time mentor, Hale Woodruff. Under Woodruff's tutelage, Grigsby graduated from Morehouse College in 1938 equipped with extensive
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