A native of Western Pennsylvania, Griffing grew up with a fascination for the mid-18th century and Eastern Woodland American Indians. Following a 30-year career in advertising and his first successful shows of his own artwork, he turned to painting full time and composed some of his most recognizable artwork. Combining historical facts with artistic vision and utilizing his mastery for detail, the work of Robert Griffing is unique and unforgettable.
Join the Fort Pitt Museum for a conversation with Griffing about his life and artwork. Also included will be a presentation by Michael Galban, Mono Lake Paiute/Washoe American Indian, who will present on the history behind Griffing’s artwork and their collaboration.
Admission to this program is $25. Please register in advance at www.heinzhistorycenter.org/events.