Greg Graham

Gregory Graham grew up in Watervliet, New York. He received his BA and MA from the State University of New York at Albany, and his MFA from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Graham has been the recipient of numerous awards, including grants from the Jerome Foundation and the Minnesota State Arts Board. His most recent show was Person. Place. Thing., a three person exhibition in 2016-17 at St. Cloud State University. He lives and works in Saint Paul.

Artist Statement:
In preparing for this exhibition (Big Fat Bacon and Other Paintings) I spent a good deal of time considering a suitable title.   Titles, of books, movies and painting exhibitions, are a shorthand way of conveying to the audience what to expect. So rather than talk about my interest in the everyday, finding beauty in the ordinary and such,  I decided to share some of the other titles that were in contention.

  • Progress Report
  • Beauty Supply
  • Cameo Appearance
  • Points of Interest
  • Footnotes of the Avenues
  • You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

Greg Graham "Xmas Sale" | 2017 | enamel on panel | $400.00
image: 6 x 6" | unframed

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