(1917 - 2014)
John Grillo was active/lived in Massachusetts. John Grillo is known for abstract expressionist painting, sculpture, prints.
Post War California artist, John Grillo was known as one of the most aggressive West Coast artists to pursue Abstract Expressionism and painted in gouache, watercolor and poster-based water paints as well as oil. In addition, he was also a sculptor, printmaker and art educator.
Grillo was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts and studied at the Hartford Art School, 1935-1938; California School of Fine Arts, 1945-1947; with Hans Hoffman in New York and the Hans Hoffman School of Fine Arts, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1948-1951. Grillo remained active in Provincetown, Massachusetts during much of his career.
He received the Ford Foundation grant to work at Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles, 1964 and the Ford Foundation art ... Displaying 750 of 1462 characters.