Dearraindrop is an artist collective based in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Dearraindrop incorporates diverse disciplines that work together to create multifaceted sculptures and installations. Part of the collective's operating philosophy is modeled on the idea that our greatest human capability is the ability to work together to achieve a greater goal. DEARRAINDROP's work incorporates painting, collage, video, large-scale, interactive installation pieces, and hand-fabricated musical instruments.
Joe Grillo and Laura Grant founded DEARRAINDROP in 1998 as a clothing line. The collective is composed of three artists: Joe Grillo, Laura Grant, and Billy Grant.
In the past, Dearraindrop has worked with a digital electrician Owen Osborn Chris Kuscinski and painter Alika Herreshoff.
Nowdays the collective is working mostly on clothing.
50 x 65
49 x 64
49 x 65
47 x 62
no category, Posted on 01/03/2018
We are back from South Africa! While waiting for spring and for the next exhibition, Cellar Contemporary brings Laurina Paperina’s waiting room at home! The project was presented at SetUp Art fair in Bologna (1-4 February 2018).Read more
Events, Posted on 23/01/2018
Starting from the 1st to the 4th of February, come and visit Laurina Paperina’s “Waiting Room” at SetUp international art fair in Bologna.Read more
Gallery, Posted on 24/04/2017
Born as clothing-line brand in 1998, in Virginia Beach, from the idea ofboth artists Joe Grillo and Laura Grant, Dearraindrop is today internationally better known as an artist collective...Read more
Publications, Posted on 20/04/2017
Two Dearraindrop artworks for record covers are included in the new Taschen edition by Francesco Spampinato. Since the dawn of modernism, visual and music production have had a particularly intimate relationship. From Luigi Russolo’s 1913 Futurist manifesto L’Arte dei Rumori...Read more
by Davide Raffaelli