Vincent Vallarino Fine Art

John Grillo

(American, b. 1917)

red vapors by john grillo

John Grillo

Red Vapors, 1952

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untitled by john grillo

John Grillo

Untitled, ca. 1965

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Biography

Timeline

1917
Born in Lawrence, MA
1935 - 1938
Studied at the Hartford School of Fine Arts, Hartford, CT
1945 - 1947
Studied at the California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
1948 - 1951
Studied with Hans Hofmann at the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts, Provincetown, MA
1960
Visiting Artist. Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
1961 - 1963
Visiting Artist. University of California, Berkeley, CA
1961
Instructor in Painting and Drawing. School of Visual Arts, New York City.
1964 - 1966
Instructor in Painting, New School for Social Research, New York, NY
1964
Ford Foundation Grant for Work in Lithography. Spring Semester,Tamarind Workshop.Los Angeles, CA
Ford Foundation Appointment as Artist in Residence in a Museum (Fall Semester), Butler Institute, Youngstown, OH
1965 - 1966
Instructor in Painting and Design, Pratt Institute, New York, NY

Exhibitions

2009
Seven Decades, Robert Green Fine Arts, Mill Valley, CA
Retrospective, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA (solo)
Days Lumberyard Studios 1915-1972, ACME Fine Art, Boston, MA
2007
Painting’s 1940’s – 1950’s, Robert Green Fine Arts, Mill Valley, CA
John Grillo, Cove Gallery, Wellfleet, MA (solo)
Paintings by John Grillo, The Garage Gallery, Provincetown, MA (solo)
2006
John Grillo: A Glimpse Through the Decades, 1945 – 2005, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA (solo)
2005
Early and Recent Works: Paintings and Works on Paper, 1950’s to present, Katherina Rich Perlow Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2004
The Yellow Paintings, Katherina Rich Perlow Gallery, New York, NY
2003
The Cove Gallery, Wellfleet, MA
Aaron Galleries Modern, Chicago, IL
2002
John Grillo: A Painter’s Life of Expression, A retrospective of works from 1938 - 2002, The Museo ItaloAmericano, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Karl Kasten companiles and U.C. Berkeley Art School friends, Galerie Sho, Tokyo, Japan
Robert Green Fine Arts, Mill Valley, CA (solo)
2001
Pioneers of 20th Century Art, Robert Green Fine Arts, Mill Valley, CA
2000
John Grillo, the New York and San Francisco Years, Aaron Galleries, Chicago, IL (solo)
Robert Green Fine Arts, Mill Valley, CA (solo)
1999
Katherina Rich Perlow Gallery, New York, NY (solo)