Yes, this magic was always there when I was a little kid, I didn’t talk much, I was much happier just drawing. I was deeply devoted to coloring, creating crazy crafts, discovering and carving little things and making a mess on my mom’s kitchen table.
Koval Grippo apprenticed for various artist, expanding the boundaries to include stage design, commercial art, jewelry design and couture fashion. While working as a young painter, in Washington D.C., Koval was awarded the District of Columbia Arts and Humanities Commission Visual Arts Grant, which allowed Koval to pursue dreams of creating abstract art.
Koval Grippo’s work has appeared in solo and group shows, film and video productions, and theatrical performances. Koval Grippo’s paintings and photographs have been exhibited in venues across the United States and Canada. In 2010, Koval received the NEPA Regional Art Award, an award created by Art School alma mater, Keystone College in collaboration with Marywood University and the University of Scranton. Koval Grippo is currently the 2013 Artist-in-Residence at Moscow Clayworks Gallery in Moscow, Pennsylvania.
Koval continues to create, collaborate and produce in San Francisco, California.
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