Biography






     Don Grieger lives in western New York in the town of Batavia. He is a native of Niles, MI, and holds BSE and MS Degrees in Engineering from the University of Michigan and the Air Force Institute of Technology. He began painting in the 1970's and is basically self taught with help from a few workshops taken with Charles Movalli and Roger Curtis, and with critiques by Carl W. Peters.

     His paintings have been entered in many national and regional juried exhibitions over the years and have received more than fifty awards. He exhibits regularly at the Salmagundi Club in NYC and in the annual juried exhibitions of many other professional art organizations throughout the country. He works primarily in oil and prefers landscapes done on location.

     His paintings hang in corporate, public and private collections in thirty five states and throughout Canada, as well as in Europe, South America and Australia. He paints and exhibits with The All Weather Gang, a group of outdoor painters from the western NY region. He operated a summer gallery in the 1980's and 90's in the Rocky Neck Art Colony, Gloucester, MA. He is represented by the G. C. Lucas Gallery, Indianapolis, IN, and the Union Gallery, Lambertville, NJ.

     His paintings have appeared in American Artist Magazine on several occasions. In January 1992, in the article, "A Conversation With Don Grieger" by Charles Movalli, and in the November 1994 issue a painting trip taken aboard a canal boat was covered in the article "Fifty Miles on the Erie Canal." In the March 1999 issue he was featured in the article "The French Canadian Connection." He has been the subject of articles in Palette Talk and Where in Boston?



Professional Memberships

American Artists Professional League, NYC (Fellow)
Genesee Valley  Plein Air Painters, Rochester, NY
North Shore Arts Association, Gloucester, MA
Rochester Art Club, Rochester, NY
Salmagundi, Club, NYC


Awards


He has received awards from many professional art organizations including:

American Artists Professional League
Audubon Artists
Genesee Valley Plein Air Painters 
Hudson Valley Art Association
Knickerbocker Art Association
North Shore Arts Association
Oil Painters of America
Rochester Art Club
Salmagundi Club

He is listed in Who's Who in American Art.