Russell V. Gran, Jr. - Painting
(acrylics) and Drawing
Address: 315 N. Lake Ave # 216
Duluth, MN 55806
Born: April 30, 1936 in Duluth, MN
Schooled: In Duluth through college, including a Master's in Studio Arts
Worked: Primarily at Travelers Insurance Co. in Hartford, CT and Blue
Cross Blue Shield in Boston, Mass.
Believes: In love, the Beauty of Man, friends (who understand), music,
movies, conversation, literature, color & line, sadness, humor, mercy &
Idiosyncrasies: Misanthropy, privacy, drama, naiveté, depression,
psycho/sexual humor, love of quietness.
With my paintings I offer a part of me as a family member in your home,
office, museum, school or gallery. I believe in love, the beauty of the
human body, my friends (who understand), music, movies, conversation,
literature, color & line, sadness and humor. And want you to do so, too.
In my paintings I hope to carry these loves to you. My work will not be
shared with those who promote hate, self righteousness, ignorance, and