Calvin Grimm b.1945

Calvin Grimm was born in Glen Cove, New York. He studied art education and studio painting at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He later became a certified outdoor educator after studying at the National Outdoor Leadership School, Lander, WY.

In 1967 his sculptures in landscapes titled Earthworks began traveling to venues in Martha’s Vineyard, MA; Old Westbury, NY; and Woodstock, NY. Other one person exhibits of Grimm’s work have been featured at Night Gallery, Woodstock, NY; Cady-Laven Fine Art, Bolton Landing, NY; Donskoj and Company, Kingston, NY; the Omega Institute, Rhinebeck; and Axis Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

Grimm’s work has been featured in numerous publications including Calvin Grimm, an essay by Tom Wolf, Modern Living, The New York Times, and Newsday.

A major commission for Pac Bell Stadium in San Francisco, home of the Giants baseball team, features a series of 14 preliminary drawings as well as one mural sized canvas. This is Grimm’s largest commissioned piece.