Thu07Jan20108 P.M. to 9 P.M.
Livw Webcast 8 P.M. to 9 P.M.
WEBCAST- Greg presented his firt live, via the internet, video webcast from his studio during the January Arts Walk. During this one hour WebCast, Greg painted a demonstration painting and talked about his process. He will also shared announcements about upcoming events in the arts in Riverside.
MusiCares Person of the Year. Greg's original portrait of legendary musician Neil Young was displayed and auctioned by invitation at this anniversary gala. MusiCares is a charity arm of the Grammy Foundation and raises funds for struggling musicians. The annual Person of the Year gala is a part of the Grammy Week celebration, preceding the Grammy Awards and is itself a star studded event that this year featured performances by Norah Jones, James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Red Hot Chili Peppers and others. This was the second consecutive year that Greg has created a portrait of the honoree. Last year it was Neil Diamond.
Loma Linda University Children's Hospital Foundation Gala
February 2010 - Greg was commissioned by Loma Linda University Children's Hospital Foundation for the last of three consecutive annual paintings to commemorate the theme of their major annual event. As in each of the two prior years, this painting will was unveiled at their annual Black Tie Gala. The theme for this year's gala was 'Got Heart' which included a tribute to Loma Linda's own Dr. Bailey, marking the 25th anniversary of his first infant heart transplant, known around the World as Baby Fay. Greg's painting for this event depicted a group of children playing musical instruments in a very colorful and whimsical setting. He titled the painting: 'The Beat Goes On'.
California Republican Assembly Convention at Knotts Resort Hotel, Buena Park, CA
Greg performed his 'Facing the Music' painting at the California Republican Assembly Convention in Buena Park. He paint for a large group that included members of U.S. Congress, the California Legislature, Gubenatorial candidates Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner, plus other party leaders, candidates and CRA members. The completed portrait of President Ronald Reagan will hang in the Southern California offices of the Republican Party.
Riverside Area Chambers of Commerce event at Riverside Convention Center, 3443 Orange St., Riverside, CA 92501
110th Annual Inaugural Dinner Banquet, Riverside Area Chambers of Commerce. Greg was the featured entertainer with his 'Facing the Music' performance painting at this annual event for about 500 guests. The event had an island theme and Greg painted a 6 foot portrait of Jimmy Buffett, accompaned by a soundtrack of Buffett's music. In what was a first for Greg, he simultaneously painted a second (smaller) painting during the same performance. It was an island sunset with a large parrot, in the spirit of the Jimmy Buffett Parrot Heads. Both paintings were immedieately auctioned upon completion of Greg's 15 minute performance, raising more than $3,000 for the Chamber.
National Orange Show, San Bernardino, CA
Cal State San Bernardino's annual Headdress Ball. Greg will perform at this annual gala that is paying tribute to the Beatles with a theme of "Imagine" Can you imagine who Greg will be painting? The finished painting will be auctioned that evening. This event is quite a production with over 100 cast members.
Huntington Beach, CA
Greg will be performing at a private corporate event in Huntington Beach, Ca
Victoria Country Club, Riverside, CA
Riverside Rape Crisis Center. Greg created a special 6ft. by 5 ft. painting that will be auctioned at the Riverside Rape Crisis Center's annual dinner and fundraiser at Victoria Country Club. The Rape Crisis Center is struggling financially in the current economic storm that has impact grants and charitable giving for so many worthy organizations. Hopefully, this painting will help raise some vital funds for an important cause.
Jefferson Transitional Programs
Magic of Believing. Greg will be 'Facing the Music' for thesecond consecutive year. This event raised awareness and funding for JTP's Art Works program and gallery. This wonderful evening event will take place at the estate of Joanne Martin. The theme for this event is 'Masks' and Greg has something special planned for his performance.
San Diego County Fair
Greg performed his "Facing the Music' at the San Diego County Fair for the second consecutive year. He gave 3 performances to successively larger crowds.
San Diego County Fairgrounds at Del Mar
Greg was invited back for an encore of 'Facing the Music'. This will be the final day of the 2010 San Diego County Fair. Greg performed to sizable, appreciative crowds on June 26 and was invited back for the July 4th finale. He will give 3 performances at 11:45 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center
Power of Art. Greg performed at this event for the second consecutive year in Redondo Beach. The event celebrates and raises funds for the arts.
Beatles Tribute Festival, Aug. 26, 27, 28, Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA
Greg performed his 'Facing the Music' painting all 3 days at this huge tribute festival honoring the Beatles and other cultural icons from that era. This event attracted large, enthusiastic crowds each day. There were celebrity appearances, top musicians and a variety of other amenities at this great event. Greg also performed at the V.I.P. party at the Doubletree Hotel on the 2nd day of the festival. For event info., go to: http://www.tpclive.com/
Thu02Sep20106PM to 10PM
Adamson Studio at 3643 University Ave., 2nd floor, Riverside, Ca 92501
Riverside ArtsWalk from 6PM to 10PM Greg will open his studio for the monthly ArtsWalk and will do a painting demonstration. As always there will be music and conversation. Open to the public. For more information on local art events, visit Inlandarts.com
Hyatt Regency, Arlington, VA
Smart Girl Summit 2010, Washington, D.C. Greg will perform at this national convention featuring prominent national speakers from politics and journalism. More details to follow.
Doubletree Hotel, Ontario International Airport, Ontario, CA
Reclaiming America. Greg will perform at this event featuring popular radio and television personalities, Dennis Prager and Hugh Hewitt. This event is sponsored by News Talk Radio, KTIE 590. In addition to his performance, Greg will be offering signed prints of his popular painting of late President Ronald Reagan whose centennial birthday is rapidly approaching. For more information or tickets, go to 590ktie.com or call (818) 662-3777
Ozel Jewelers of Redlands, 2 State St.,Redlands, CA
Solo Exhibition: Inside Out. A collection of 15 conceptual abstract paintings are on exhibit at this beautiful, upscale jewelry gallery that is also designed to exhibit fine art. In these works Greg has traveled the inside passage in order to explore themes of life, relationships, love and loss. The show is titled Inside Out because these paintings expose the complex and often turbulent inner workings of the artist. The exhibit closes on April 25, 2011
Salvation Army, auditorium, Riverside, CA
Greg has tentatively accepted an invitation to perform at this annual awards and fundraising luncheon that will honor a number of local 'Stars' who have supported the mission of the Salvation Army in Riverside.
The Castaway, San Bernardino, CA
Pardi Gras. Greg will perform at this event celebrating the 30th year anniversary of Second Harvest Food Bank. The event is sponsored by Ralphs & Food 4 Less, Walmart, City National Bank and others.
7 Day Mexico Cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean ship, Mariner of the Seas
LETS'S GO CRUIS'N.. Greg will lead a special artists' cruise for 7 days to Mexico aboard the beautifully elegant Mariner of the Seas ship. The cruise departs San Pedro on Nov. 7. Greg will conduct a 3 day artist's workshop aboard the ship. There will also be special land excursions to experience the art and culture of Mexico. Participants will also have access to the full spectrum activities and indulgences offered to all guests aboard the ship. There will be a special bonus gift for early booking. For pricing, booking information and other details, contact George Abali at Connection To Cruise (909)798-9133. Or copy and paste the following web address: http://www.connectiontocruise.com/cruises/default.asp?sid=11239&pid=41610
Thu02Dec2010Webcast 7 P.M. to 9 P.M.
cut and paste this Link: http://www.justin.tv/liveart1#r=e4DV8oA
LIVE WEBCAST- Greg will be broadcasting via the internet from Marios Place Restaurant in Riverside, CA, during the monthly Riverside Arts Walk. Greg is scheduled for 2 performances of his Facing the Music performance painting. Each performance will be a different subject, painted to music in a just minutes. The webcast will begin at 7 p.m. with the first performance. The second performance will be approx. 8:30. The webcast will run live from 7 till the final performance. To view the next Webcast, copy and paste this link into your browser: http://www.justin.tv/liveart1#r=e4DV8oA~
Capitol Records, Hollywood, CA Hollywood Walk of Fame
John Lennon Remembrance. Greg will perform at this event, marking the 30 yr. anniversary of the death of the legendary artist. This event will not be a somber vigil, but rather a celebration of the life, work, and legacy of the man, whose music bridges across all generational, political and cultural boundaries. Greg will perform on the main entrance to the Capitol Records building, near John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The celebration will begin at 6 p.m., is open to the public and will have significant media coverage.