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Artist GREGG STONE


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          Gregg Stone is an award-winning professional artist who exhibits internationally. He was born in Los Angeles, California in 1952, a tenth generation Californian. His Mexican heritage reflects and inspires his work. College education consists of an associate arts degree from Orange Coast College and Bachelor of Arts degree from Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. Following graduation, he worked as a freelance illustrator for various Los Angeles publications. Within a few years, however, he became an alcoholic, which almost ended his life. After a ten-year tumultuous existence, he became clean and sober in 1989.


          Gregg became a full-time fine-artist in 1999 and exhibited in the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, California for 14 years until he retired in 2012. He earned a signature member status at the SDWS and WFWS. In a short time, he has had numerous exhibitions at the institutions such as: U.C.I., Albuquerque Art Museum., Marjory Barrick Museum in Las Vegas, Museum of the Living Artist in San Diego, El Paso Museum, Lancaster, Bakersfield Museum, RFFMA in San Bernardino, Pasadena Museum of California Art and many more to follow. In 2002 he ventured out to south of the border. Commencing with a group show at La Casa de la Congresso in Mexico City, solo exhibitions at the Playas de Tijuana IMAC, Casa de la Cultura and Palacio Municipal in Tijuana were to follow. Next, Gregg extended his showings to ICBC in Ensenada, Rosarito, Tecate, Tijuana, San Quentin and Mexicali. In 2010, he exhibited in Tokyo, Japan and Slovakia. In 2014 he was accepted to  a Museum Tour contest which took his work all the way to Italy including Riverside Museum of Arts and Oceanside Museum of Arts.
 

          With masterful manipulation of watercolors, gouache and Japanese sumi-ink, Gregg developed his own style, which he calls [...]

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