"He helped us see the beauty in the agrarian Midwest," said Blinderman, former director of Illinois State University's University Galleries, upon learning of Gregor's death on Monday. "He was one of those individuals who exemplified aging with grace, working each day, carrying paintings up and down his steep studio stairway two steps at a time.
"May his memory be a blessing." Read More
"The current exhibition (through July 4) at Tory Folliard presents work by a teacher and his one-time pupil, both painters based in Bloomington, Illinois, and while the bolder, bigger works of Harold Gregor may initially dominate over those of his former student Mark Forth, and while Gregor is more prominent in the art world, it was Forth’s work that ultimately had a stronger impact on me. You may feel differently. Read More