Is greg Kondos still alive?
Gregory Kondos dies at 97. His landscapes, accentuated in blues, made Sacramento artist iconic. Gregory Kondos — the luminous artist whose glorious paintings of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, thickly accentuated in deep blues, made him an icon in Sacramento and across the world — has died after a brief illness.
How old is Gregory Kondos?
98 years (February 4, 1923)
Where can I see some of Gregory Kondos paintings?
Among his solo exhibitions is a recent retrospective at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento. His paintings, drawings and prints have been described by Art Harlow, Director of the Hearst Art Gallery at St. Mary’s College, as “a visual feast for those who love landscape art and the unique beauty of California’s diverse terrain.”
How old was Gregory Kondos when he died?
A memorial service, likely at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, is pending. Gregory Kondos is photographed in 2013 at the Crocker Art Museum at his show titled “A Touch of Blue” in celebration of his 90th birthday. The renowned painter died Friday, March 26, 2021, in Sacramento at the age of 97.
Where did Gregory Kondos go to college at?
Raised in Sacramento by Greek immigrant parents, Kanela and Steve Kondos, Mr. Kondos studied at Sacramento City College and later received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Art at the California State University at Sacramento. He taught at Sacramento City College for 27 years and was the founder and director of the campus gallery.
When did Gregory Kondos move to Sacramento CA?
Kondos’ family moved to Sacramento in the late 1920s when he was a small child. As he grew up, he was drawn to the water and nature. He would attend Sacramento High School and Sacramento City College. He served in the Navy during World War II and continued his art education via the G.I. Bill.