C.R. Grigg

C.R. Grigg was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1940. He received am A.B. degree from Brown University in 1962 and an M.F.A. degree from Cornell University in 1965. He resides in Essex County, Massachusetts.


If a painting is successful, the result is surprising and rewarding in its unfamiliarity. One cannot will meaningful form into existence. Art can only occur as a result of a journey which is the process of working. As Lucian Freud said, it's about paint.


  • John Burroughs School, St. Louis, Missouri

  • Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Assistant to Larry Rivers at Southampton College, New York


  • Brocton Art Center, Massachusetts

  • Levinson Kane Gallery, Massachusetts

  • Sunne Savage Gallery, Massachusetts

  • Virginia Lynch Gallery, Rhode Island

  • Wingspread Gallery, Maine

  • Carpenter Center, Harvard U., Massachusetts

  • Institute of Contemporary Art, Massachusetts

  • Addison Gallery, Andover, Massachusetts

  • Bristol Museum, Rhode Island

  • Martha White Gallery, Kentucky

  • Salem State College, Massachusetts

  • A&D Gallery, London, United Kingdom