Gene Grant, Sketch artist

Gene Grant with a portrait of his father.

GENE GRANT, Portrait artist

Gene Grant, a self-taught artist, using minimum materials, always carries a notebook to create pencil sketches of beautiful portraits. Grant’s work is inspired by Boris Vallejo, a Peruvian painter whose work has graced the covers of science fiction paperbacks. Gene Grant enjoys and challenges himself in capturing facial features, especially the eyes. He is available for commissioned works. Grant is a fourth generation South Central Texan who lives in Lavaca County. His great-grandfather helped construct the Lavaca County Courthouse.