Gregory Graham Grant

has earned international acclaim as a nature and portrait artist, instructor, and conservationist. He received his formal art training at East Carolina University, the Governor's School at Salem College, and at the prestigious North Carolina School of the Arts. He has been listed in the international edition of Baron's Who's Who, and has painted numerous portraits of prominent individuals, such as former U.S. Secretary of Labor, William J. Usery, and His Highness, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates. His original work and limited edition prints are found in public and private collections throughout the world.

Greg's current work involves studying and painting endangered species and habitat from Florida, Alaska, and Arabia, and enjoys continued success painting family and executive portraits for clients both domestically and abroad.

In 1988, Greg founded the Artquest School of Art & Design to preserve traditional values in representational styles of art. Today, the school serves over 750 children and adults annually at his Ormond Beach, Florida studio, and through local and international outreach programs. The Artquest School was officially recognized and commended by Florida Governor Lawton Chiles for excellence in developmental arts education.

Greg and his wife Karen live on a small ranch near Ormond Beach with their Paso Fino horses, dog Lucy, and cat Skittles.

Presentation of Florida Panther print to
Florida Governor Lawton Chiles, Tallahassee, FL   1995

Greg and Karen trail riding in Ocala, Florida, 2008

Painting the Portrait of 
His Highness, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan,
President of the United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 1996

Portrait Unveiling of  U.S. Secretary of Labor William J. Usery, 
Washington, DC, 1986 

Presentation of  Solo Exhibition to His Excellency, Mohammed al Suweti,
Cultural Minister, United Arab Emirates,
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 1996 

Greg and Chachi, 2005 

Research mission
at falconry training camp
in Arabian desert, UAE 1997

With captive bred Florida Panther, 1997

Photographing birds, Alaska, 2001

Shot of Karen while studying rainforest habitat and coqui frogs in El Junque, Puerto Rico, 2002

Discovering the west Maui mountains by horseback, Hawaii, 2004

Smoky Mountains, Tennessee, 2005

Atop butte near Fairplay, Colorado, 2005

Cold beach ride in February, Crescent Beach, Florida, 2008

Inspiration Pointe, Lake Tahoe, California, 2003

Tulum Ruins, Yucatan, Mexico, 1998

ArtQuest Homepage
aaaaaaaaaaaaiii