Salvatore Grippi, painter, printmaker and sculptor, was born in Buffalo, New York in 1921. He studied at the Albright Art School, the Museum of Modern Art School, the Art Students League under the G.I.Bill, Atelier 17 in New York and Instituto Statale Arte in Florence as a Fullbright Scholar. Grippi has been an influential teacher with positions at Cooper Union Art School, Fieldston School Arts Center, School of Visual Arts, Pomona College, Claremont Graduate School and Ithaca College.
Grippi's paintings and prints have been included in a host of exhibitions throughout the United States and he was a contributor to Twenty-one Etchings and Poems. His work is included in the Whitney Museum of American Art, Metropolitan Museum, New York Public Library. In '2000 Grippi was included in Marika Herskovic's book: New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists, considered one of the definitive reference books on the subject of 'The New York School" of painters. It chronicled the landmark Stable Gallery exhibitions in New York from 1951 to 1957. Grippi participated in two Stable Gallery annuals: 1953 and 1957.
Annex Gallery and Salvatore Grippi.