Cynthia Grilli received her BFA at the Rhode Island School of Design in 1992 and earned her master’s degree in painting at the New York Academy of Art in 1994. Her figure paintings and drawings have been published in numerous publications including American Artist magazine and The Best of Sketching and Drawing by Rockport Press. She is a two time recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant and has been a visiting artist at several institutions. Her work has been exhibited throughout the country and is included in private and corporate collections across the United States and Europe.
Cynthia has taught figure painting and drawing for over twenty years at universities including St. John’s University, the Rhode Island School of Design, the New York Academy of Art, and the Laguna College of Art and Design. In addition to her studio classes, she currently teaches painting at Fullerton College and figure drawing at Saddleback College and California State University at Long Beach. Click here for more information.
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