Campbell Grant Biography

Campbell Grant




American illustrator, painter, and printmaker Campbell Grant was born in 1909. After graduation from Oakland High School, he entered the California College of Arts and Crafts. In 1930 he received a scholarship to attend the Santa Barbara School of the Arts where he learned the techniques of color woodcut from Frank Morley Fletcher.

Following his studies at Santa Barbara, he spent twelve years in Hollywood at Walt Disney Studios as a story director and animator. He later settled in Carpinteria, California where he taught at the Cate School. Campbell exhibited with the Painters and Sculptors of Los Angeles in 1934 and the Public Works of Art Project that same year.