"I haven’t done acid in a long time but in my life I’ve been probably done it about 287 times..."
Born in 1980 in Meteor City, Arizona, currently lives and works in Virginia Beach, Va. Grillo is co-founder of the art collective Dearraindrop since 1998. Grillo has exhibited works in the US & internationally. Recent solo shows have been The Hole, New York and solo exhibition at Loyal Gallery Sweden. Group exhibitions include Cooper Cole, Toronto; Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York; CANADA gallery, New York; OHWOW, LosAngeles; V1, Copenhagen; Max Wigram, London; Peres Projects, Berlin; Andrea Melas Presents, Athens;Deitch Projects, New York and John Connelly Presents, New York.
Dearraindrop have had solo shows at V, Copenhagen; LOYAL Stockholm, Perugi, Padua; Kavi Gupta,Chicago; Deitch Projects, New York and PS1 MOMA, New York. Their work is part of the Leif Djurhuus Collection which was exhibited at the ARoS Museum in Aarhus, Dk and they’ve been in group exhibitions at The Garage Center in Moscow and MACRO Museum in Rome.
Video of the opening of Cellar Contemporary with Joe Grillo show "Acid American" in Trento. Made by Joshua Dreysacker
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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 14/02/2018
From February 15 to Feb 18 Cellar Contemporary is in South Africa! We are in Cape Town, at Investec Art Fair (located at Cape Town Investec International Convention Center) with a selection of works by Joe Grillo.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
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