Graydon Parrish
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 2:40PM
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Taught at BACAA 2014, 2015 Scheduled to teach twice 2016

 

Graydon Parrish received his training at the New York Academy of Art where he earned his MFA and in the private atelier of Michael Aviano. Later he continued his education studying art history at Amherst College and assisting Gerald M. Ackerman on the catalogue raisonees of Jean-Léon Gérôme and Charles Bargue. This contributed to his deep understanding of 19th century artistic practices, philosophies and criticisms. Parrish has lectured at the Clark Art Institute, the University of Hartford, the Austin Museum of Art and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Today, Parrish’s work can be found in many public collections including the New Britain Museum of American Art, the Butler Art Institute and the Blanton Museum of Art as well as the personal collections of Michael Huffington, Christopher Forbes and Carmen Dell’Orefice.

BioGraydon Parrish received his training at the New York Academy of Art where he earned his MFA and in the private atelier of Michael Aviano. Later he continued his education studying art history at Amherst College and assisting Gerald M. Ackerman on the catalogue raisonees of Jean-Léon Gérôme and Charles Bargue. This contributed to his deep understanding of 19th century artistic practices, philosophies and criticisms. Parrish has lectured at the Clark Art Institute, the University of Hartford, the Austin Museum of Art and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Today, Parrish’s work can be found in many public collections including the New Britain Museum of American Art, the Butler Art Institute and the Blanton Museum of Art as well as the personal collections of Michael Huffington, Christopher Forbes and Carmen Dell’Orefice.

 

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