Lee Grantham

Lee Grantham is an artist based in Milwaukee. After serving in the Navy in 1974, he studied Fine Arts at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Influenced by the Chicago Imagists, Grantham creates energetic acrylic paintings often painted reverse on Plexiglass, as well as a number of decorative furniture pieces.

The Good Stuff, 15 x 11 x 6 in., acrylic painted box (front view)

The Good Stuff, 15 x 11 x 6 in., acrylic painted box (front view)

Tired, 2005, 49 in. 36 in. acrylic on plexiglass (reverse)

Tired, 2005, 49 in. 36 in. acrylic on plexiglass (reverse)

That-n-This, 1989, 24 x 20 in. acrylic on canvas

That-n-This, 1989, 24 x 20 in. acrylic on canvas

Rocket Man, 2017, 24 x 24 in. acrylic on canvas

Rocket Man, 2017, 24 x 24 in. acrylic on canvas

Guy Stuff, 2005, 37 x 25 in. acrylic on plexiglass (reverse)

Guy Stuff, 2005, 37 x 25 in. acrylic on plexiglass (reverse)

Be-Bops-a-Boobs-a-Lot, 1989, 31x26 in. acrylic on plexiglass with newspaper

Be-Bops-a-Boobs-a-Lot, 1989, 31×26 in. acrylic on plexiglass with newspaper

50's Model, 2004, 37 x 25 in. acrylic on plexiglass (reverse)

50’s Model, 2004, 37 x 25 in. acrylic on plexiglass (reverse)


B. 1953 Winchester, IN

Education

Ball State University, Muncie, IN

 

Past Gallery Representation

Gilman/Gruen Galleries – Chicago, Il 1987 – 2000

Dublin Rosenburg Gallery – New York, NY 1987-1996

Contemporary Art Workshop Gallery – Chicago, Il 1984-1987

Indianapolis Art Museum Art Rental Gallery – Indianapolis, IN 1979-1983

 

Solo Exhibitions

Gallery 308 – Muncie, IN 2009

Anderson Art Center – Kenosha, WI 2003

Uihlein Peter Gallery – Milwaukee, WI 2001

Ball State University Art Gallery – Muncie, IN 1997

Dublin Rosenburg Gallery – New York, NY 1996 -94

Gilman/Gruen Galleries – Chicago, IL 1992 – 90 -88

Contemporary Art Workshop Galleries – Chicago, IL 1987

Contemporary Art Workshop Galleries – Chicago, IL 1984

Museum of Temporary Art – Muncie, IN 1982

Ball State University Art Gallery – Muncie, IN 1981

Designerie Art Gallery – Dayton, OH 1980

Ball State University Art Gallery – Muncie, IN 1979

Select Group Exhibitions

John Michael Kohler Art Center – Sheboygan, WI 2016

Museum of Wisconsin Art – West Bend, WI 2015

Anderson Arts Center For The Arts – Kenosha, WI 2004 – 2016

Shauer Art Center – Hartford, WI 2010

Ploch Art Gallery – Brookfiled, WI 2009

Marion Art Gallery – Milwuakee, WI 2009

Walker’s Point Center for the Arts – Milwaukee, WI 209

Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts – Brookfield, WI 2009

Rahr-West Art Museum – Manitowoc, WI 2009

Charles Allis Art Museum – Milwaukee, WI 2007

Francis Hardy Center for the Arts – Ephraim, WI 2007

Wisconsin Academy Gallery – Madison, WI 2004