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Guillermo Granizo

 (1923 - 1997)
Guillermo Wagner Granizo was active/lived in California / Guatemala, Nicaragua.  Guillermo Granizo is known for ceramic tile muralist, geometric shapes.

Guillermo Granizo

Granizo was born in San Francisco and became a noted ceramic-tile muralist, who worked in bright colors, geometric shapes, heavy lines and varying textures, which gave his work a festive feeling. 

He lived in Nicaragua and Guatemala for eleven years and there absorbed influences of pre-Columbian primitive art and also styles  of the Mexican muralists.

He graduated from the San Francisco College of Art, and then served as Art Director of KRON TV in San Francisco, until 1959, where he began a career as a producer of educational films.

When Stonelight Tile in San Jose, California accepted him as their resident artist in 1970, Granizo devoted all of his energies to the rendering of creative uses of colored   ...  Displaying 750 of 1392 characters.

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About  Guillermo Granizo

Born:  1923 - San Francisco, California
Died:   1997 - Pleasanton, California
Known for:  ceramic tile muralist, geometric shapes