Steve Griffin is awarded a VMFA Visual Arts Fellowship!
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists as well as art and art history students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and, as such, has awarded more than $5 million in Fellowships to Virginians. The Fellowship Program was established in 1940 through a generous contribution made by the late John Lee Pratt of Fredericksburg. 2015 marks the 75th anniversary! Offered through VMFA Statewide, Fellowships are still largely funded through the Pratt endowment, supplemented by annual gifts from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation and the J. Warwick McClintic Jr. Scholarship Fund.
Steve Griffin achieves a retrospective exhibit covering his career as a painter. The show is titled, Steve Griffin: Forty-Five Years In Painting. Open July 16th - September 5th 2010.
Steve Griffin is awarded a Virginia Commission for the Arts Fellowship!
Richmond, VA December 2012 - The Virginia Commission for the Arts is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2012-2013 Artist Fellowships. Fellowships are awarded annually to artists residing in Virginia in recognition of creative excellence and to support their pursuit or artistic excellence. This year, five Virginia artists have been honored in the field of painting.