Michael Grimaldi

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Michael Grimaldi

Taught at BACAA, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

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Michael Grimaldi has studied painting and drawing at the Art Student’s League of NY, The National Academy, The New York Studio School, The Ecole Albert Defois, The Water Street Atelier and independent studies in anatomy and dissection at Facultad Medicina, Argentina.

Mr. Grimaldi has taught figure and portrait drawing and painting at The School of Visual Arts, NY; The National Academy, NY; The Seattle Academy of Fine Arts, WA; The Water Street Atelier, NY; Studio Incamminati, PA; Studio 126, NY, and at the Grand Central Academy of Art, Janus NY, which he co-founded, Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier, San Carlos, CA.

Exhibitions include: Arcadia Gallery NY, Arnot Museum, Forbes Magazine Collection, Forum Gallery NY, National Academy Museum NY, The John Pence Gallery CA, and the De Young Museum CA.

Awards include: The Edward G. McDowell Travel Grant (1993), Stacey Foundation Grant (1998 & 1999), The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant (1999 & 2002), an Artist in Residence Fellowship from The Forbes Foundation (2002), and The Alma Schapiro Prize: Affiliated Fellowship, American Academy in Rome (2007).

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Michael Grimaldi: Summer 2011