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Joe Grenn

  • Mill Valley CA, 94941

About The Artist

Artist Statement

Joeƒ’s favorite saying is “Historians tell us what happened, but artists tell us how it felt.” His goal is to capture the feeling of those special people and moments in time that evoke emotion with oil on canvas in his portraits, figures, and landscapes.

His particular field of interest is portraying the joy found in cultures not yet influenced by modern society.

Biography

Joe is a native of New Bedford, Massachusetts. He received both a Bachelor of Science and a Doctor of Dental Medicine from Tufts University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in endodontics at Harvard University in 1972. He subsequently moved to San Francisco, established, and maintained a private practice, lectured internationally, and was a clinical professor at the University of California School of Dentistry from 1972 until his retirement in 2015. He has since dedicated his time to his long-time love of oil painting and is the recipient of numerous awards. His portraits, figures, and landscapes embrace special moments in time in an effort to share his inspirations. Joe’s goal is to capture the feeling of those special moments in time that evoke emotion with oil on canvas in his portraits, figures, and landscapes. Joe’s art can be seen on his website, joegrenn.com, or on Instagram at joegrennart. He is a member of the Laguna Plein Air Society, Marin Society of Artists and is on the board of directors of the Marin Society of Artists.

 

Art Medium(s)

Oil Paint

Studio Information

Building Name

By Appointment Only

Studio Address

Contact Information

Artist Full Name
Contact Email Address
Phone

(415) 990-4238

Artist Website

Education

Description

Joe is a native of New Bedford, Massachusetts. He received both a Bachelor of Science and a Doctor of Dental Medicine from Tufts University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in endodontics at Harvard University in 1972. He subsequently moved to San Francisco, established, and maintained a private practice, lectured internationally, and was a clinical professor at the University of California School of Dentistry from 1972 until his retirement in 2015. He has since dedicated his time to his long-time love of oil painting and is the recipient of numerous awards.

Joe has studied painting extensively over the last twenty years with his mentors, Jove Wang, Don Demers and Kevin Mcphearson.

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