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March 14, 2011

Alumni Profile: Ben Grasso, Painter

Ben Grasso '03 is leading a creative life as an artist. Based in New York City, Ben has exhibited his paintings in New York, California, Bologna, and Milan in the last few years.

After graduating from CIA Ben pursued a Masters degree in painting at Hunter College. His training has landed him solo and group exhibitions around the U.S. and Italy. Ben credits his versatile education at CIA for developing his aesthetic and skill level. His sought-after work is represented by Thierry Goldberg Projects gallery in New York. Ben spends his time in New York with fellow CIA alums, including well-known painter Dana Schutz '00.

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