Robert Griffing

individual
Nationality:
American
Artist Biography:
Robert Griffing grew up in Linesville, PA. After graduating from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and a thirty year advertising career, he returned to the subject of his early fascination, the Eastern Woodland Indian of the 18th century. He describes himself as a painter of the Woodland Indians and focuses on a time that marked the beginning years of chaos and uncertainty for the Woodland tribes as they struggled to survive the encroachment of Europeans.