Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.” – Banksy

Ettore Ted DeGrazia Native American Original Oil Painting on Wood Tile

Ted DeGrazia was known for painting on just about anything. Here is a painting he created using wood pieces and ceiling planks from his art gallery, Gallery in the Sun in Arizona.

Title:  Together

Wood:  5.5″ x 5.5″

Decorative Wood Frame:  10″ x 10″

Signed by the artist on back and front

Dated:  1967

Writing on back: “To Bill. This piece of wood is from the ceiling of the Gallery in the Sun.”

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$1,000.00

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Two original paintings from The Gallery in the Sun by Ettore Ted DeGrazia are available while supplies last. You will receive one with this listing.

ettore ted degrazia painting on wood tiles

Artist Bio

Ettore (Ted) DeGrazia (American 1909-1982) Born in the mining town of Morenci, Arizona, Ted DeGrazia became one of Arizona's most prominent painters, illustrators, and graphic artists, resulting in his studio gallery being listed on the National Register of Historic Places. He lived most of his life near Tucson, and worked in his studio, open to the public, that he called "The Gallery of the Sun." His signature work is paintings and illustrations of 'angel-like' Southwest children, many of them Indian and Hispanic. He was the son of an immigrant father who was a copper miner for Phelps Dodge Company, but Ted, at age eleven, returned to Italy with his family for the next five years. When he returned to Morenci, he had forgotten most of his English and entered first grade at age 16. One of his teachers decided to… Continue reading on artist page

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