Painting by Richard Grieco
Actor Richard Grieco first became known to many from his role as Officer Dennis Booker in the original television series”21 Jump Street” in the 1980s. He has also played many other film and television roles. In addition to acting, Grieco is also a musician, a singer, and a painter. He has been painting for 20 years but only recently began showing his work. He started by posting photos of his artwork to his Twitter and Facebook pages. He says in a Huffington Post interview, “I was amazed at the response I have received from simply uploading photos of my art to my Facebook page”. “My paintings have found homes with art collectors and fans all over the world!”
Grieco recently launched Griecoart.com/. And he says that one of his pieces will be included in the Aids Project of Los Angeles Third annual “Art Project Los Angeles” auction at Bonhams in Hollywood later this month.
Check out the video below for a slideshow of Richard Grieco’s paintings along with Grieco performing his song Waiting For The Sky To Fall.
See the Pop Life Art home page for links to many more actors that paint.
Related blog post: Paintings by Richard Grieco: Abstract-Emotionalism (August 4, 2013)