Biography

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.

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Video of the opening of Cellar Contemporary with Joe Grillo show "Acid American" in Trento. Made by Joshua Dreysacker

Artworks

€ 750,00

12/31/2015, 2015

21.5 x 28 cm

€ 750,00

12/31/2015, 2015

21.5 x 28 cm

€ 750,00

Acid, 2014

14.1 x 27.3 cm

€ 650,00

Aufo, 2016

21 x 28 cm

€ 750,00
€ 650,00
€ 750,00

Gone Bananas, 2015

21 x 27 cm

€ 650,00

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Journal

no category, Posted on 01/03/2018

CELLAR CONTEMPORARY WAITING ROOM

by Camilla Nacci

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 Artfair in Bologna 1- 4 February)

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Events, Posted on 14/02/2018

JOE GRILLO AND LAURINA PAPERINA AT INVESTEC CAPE TOWN ART FAIR

by Camilla Nacci

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.

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Events, Posted on 23/01/2018

CELLAR CONTEMPORARY AT SETUP 2018

by Paola Lecce

Starting from the 1st to the 4th of February, come and visit Laurina Paperina’s “Waiting Room” at SetUp international art fair in Bologna.

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Gallery, Posted on 24/04/2017

DEARRAINDROP

by cellar contemporary

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...

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