Dr. Eugene Grigsby Jr. Scottsdale Art Walk
Celebrating his 89th Birthday with 89 Paintings.
Dr. Grigsby has organized exhibitions of African art for the Heard Museum, authored a text, Art and Ethics: Background for Teaching in a Pluralistic Society, and founded the Consortium of Black Organizations and Others for the Arts (COBA).
He holds degrees, including a Ph.D., in art, art history and art education from Morehouse College, Ohio State University and New York University. He came to Phoenix following World War II to teach art at Carver High School, and in 1954 he moved to Phoenix Union High School. He joined the faculty at Arizona State University in 1966 where he retired in 1988. Grigsby also served as a Trustee of Phoenix Art Museum.