Lone Tree Art Expo 2018
Best of Show
Commisioner's Award

Solo Show, Lone Tree Art Center

Lone Tree, CO, 2018



The Art of Robert Gratiot


Book featuring the writing and artowrk of contemporary artist, Robert Gratiot.
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Gratiot was selected by 
American Artist magazine as a finalist
in the American Realism Today competition.


Gratiot’s “John Lennon Sunglasses in Cellophane” won first prize at the 
Colorado Art Open Exhibition at Foothills Art Center.


His work can be seen in numerous group shows and private collections. 


Solo Show, Lone Tree Art Center, Lone Tree, CO, 2018
Birger Sandzen Art Center in Lindsborg, KS, 2018
"I Spy: Paintings of Robert Gratiot", Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO, 2012
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO 2007
"Good Dogs", Spark Gallery, Denver, CO, 2001
Goddard Art Center, Ardmore, OK 2000
Spark Gallery, Denver, CO 2000
Sangre De Cristo Fine Arts Center, Pueblo, CO 2000
University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA 1999
California State University, Bakersfield, CA 1997
Bethany College, Lindsborg, KS 1997
Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, Denver, CO 1996
Ptarmigan Place Gallery, Denver, CO 1995
Joan R. Duncan Gallery, Koelbel Library, Littleton, CO 1994
Dominion Plaza, Denver Partnership, Denver, CO 1989
Sangre De Cristo Fine Arts Center, Pueblo, CO 1985
Zuni Gallery, (Society for Contemporary Art), Denver, CO 1980
Fresno Arts Center, Fresno, CA 1980
Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, CA 1980
Zuni Gallery, Denver, CO (Watercolors) 1979
Compton Art Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA 1974




 Three paintings currently displayed at  the Parker Pace Center's virtual show
December 2020-February 2021
 The show is titled "144", as every piece in the show has to be 144 square inches. 
That happens to be one square foot.  The Pace Center is in Parker.

Wonder Show, Children's Hospital Aurora, CO 2018
Lone Tree Art Expo 2018
   Best of Show, Commisioner's Award

"Realism", Republic Plaza, Denver CO 2018
Colorado Showcase, Parker, CO 2018
Art Rocks, 3rd Annual show at the Art Gym, Aurora, CO 2017
Colorado Showcase 2017 exhibit at the Pace Center in Parker

Best of Show

Curtis Arts & Humanities Center All Colorado Show, Greenwood Village, CO 2015
First Prize, Two Dimensional Work

All Colorado Show Arvada Center's "Art of the State", Honorable Mention, 2013

Curtis Arts & Humanities Center All Colorado Show, 2012
First Prize, Two Dimensional Work

Sandra Phillips Gallery, Denver, CO 2006
United State Air Force Academy, Great Escapes, Colorado Springs, CO 2002-03
Ron Judish Gallery, Eye Candies, Denver 2002

Curtis School, 19th Annual All Colorado Art Show, 2002
Juror’s Choice Award

Rocky Mountain Biennial, Fort Collins MOCA, Fort Collins, CO 2002
Stage Gallery, Merrick, New York, City Scapes/Land Scapes Show 2001
Exits and Entries, Frederickburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg, VA 2001
Stage Gallery, Merrick, New York, Awards Exhibition 2001
Dog and Pony Show, Republic Plaza, Denver 2001
Stage Gallery, Merrick, New York, Realism 2001 2001
Corporate Collections Art Exhibit, Republic Plaza, Denver, CO 2001
Foothills Art Center, Colorado Art Open 2001, Golden, CO 2001
John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA (American Artist Realism 2000 Competition) 2000
Lakewood Cultural Center Inaugural Fine Art Exhibition, Lakewood, CO 2000
Christian Fine Arts Assoc., Exploring the Icon…The Sacred Image, Littleton, CO 2000
Corporate Collections Art Exhibit, Republic Plaza, Denver, CO 2000
Curtis School, All Colorado Show, Greenwood Village, CO 1999 First Prize
Foothills Art Center, 1999 Colorado Art Open, Golden, CO 1999 First Prize
Studio 1818 Gallery, Impressions Of Denver Show, Denver, CO 1999
Canaan Gallery, Art and Spirituality Show, Denver, CO 1999
Arvada Center, Arvada, CO 1998
Ron Judish Gallery, Box Show, Denver, CO 1998
Zip 37, Its About Time, Denver, CO 1998
Ron Judish Gallery, Verisimilitude, Denver, CO (Three Person) 1998
Curtis School, Hat Show, Greenwood Village, CO 1998
Foothills Art Center, The Realist Mystique, Golden, CO 1998
Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, CO (Two Person) 1997
Republic Plaza, Colorado Contempo, Denver, CO 1997
Foothills Art Center, Colorado Art Open, Golden, CO 1997
Denver International Airport, The Object Of Colorado, Denver, CO 1997
Republic Plaza, Landscape/Cityscape, Denver, CO 1997
Curtis School, All Colorado Show, Greenwood Village, CO 1997
Curtis School, Contemporary Still Life, Greenwood Village, CO 1996
Coors Western Art Exhibit, National Western Stock Show, Denver, CO 1996
Curtis School Western Show, Greenwood Village, CO 1996
Curtis School Just Fish Show, Greenwood Village, CO 1995
Republic Plaza, Holiday Hues Show, Denver, CO 1995
Republic Plaza, Monumental Landscape Show, Denver, CO 1995
Curtis School, All Colorado Show, Greenwood Village, CO 1994 First Prize, Two Dimensional Work
Salina Art Center, Annual Juried Show, Salina, KS 1992
Carrara Place, Englewood, CO 1992
MCAA Show, Denver, CO 1990
Arvada Center, Urban Image Show, Arvada, CO 1990
58th Plaza Fine Arts Fair, Kansas City, MO 1989
Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, CO (Two Person) 1989
Carrara Place, Englewood, CO 1989
Gensler & Associates, Landscape – The Natural and the Urban Scene, Denver, CO 1989
Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle, Wa. 1988-89
University of Denver, Colorado Alumni Show, Denver, CO 1988
Sangre de Cristo, Own Your Own Show, Pueblo, CO 1988 Honorable Mention
Emmanuel Gallery, Denver ’88 – 20 Views, Denver, CO 1988
Emmanuel Gallery, Color Combustion, Denver, CO 1988
Greater Denver Chamber of Commerce Building, A Greater Vision,
Five Regional Artists, Denver, CO 1988
Carrara Place, Englewood, CO 1988 Best Of Show Award
Denver Art Museum, AFCA Auction, Denver, CO 1988
Boulder Center for the Visual Arts, BCVA Arts ’87, Boulder, CO 1987
Arvada Center, Communications ’87, Arvada, CO 1987
University of Denver, Small Works, Denver, CO 1987
Republic Plaza, Best of Show Show, Denver, CO 1987
Robischon Gallery, Realism, Denver, CO 1987
Denver Art Supply, Recharge, Denver, CO 1987
Carson Sapiro Gallery, Urban Image Exhibit, Denver, CO 1987
Pike’s Peak Center, Premiere ’86, Colorado Springs, CO 1986
Leslie Levy Gallery, Contemporary Realism IV, Scottsdale, AZ. 1986
West Art Gallery, Denver, CO (Three Person) 1985
Emmanuel Gallery, Small Works Show, Denver, CO 1985
Emmanuel Gallery, 802 Show, Denver, CO 1985
Perspectives Gallery, (Lisa Harris Gallery), Seattle, Wa. (Two Person) 1985
University of Denver, Faculty Invitational Show, Denver, CO 1984
Arvada Center, Colorado Painting Show, Arvada, CO 1984
Progresso Gallery, Denver, CO 1984
Carrara Place, Englewood, CO (Third Prize, Painting) 1983
Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, CO (Three Person) 1983
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado ’83, Colorado Springs, CO 1983
St. Charles on the Wazee, Denver, CO 1979
Sebastian-Moore Gallery, Realism Show, Denver, CO 1978
Denver Art Museum, 22nd Annual Denver Metropolitan Art Show, Denver, CO 1974


Board of Directors: Art Students League of Denver 2002-2005
Director: Spark Gallery, Denver, CO 2002-2005
Art In Embassies Program (Painting in Harare, Zimbabwe), 1992
Art In Embassies Program (Carvings in Santiago, Chile), 1992
Painting Faculty, Art Students League of Denver, 1990-present




"Reflections: The Art Of Robert Gratiot" released in April 2018
The Artist’s Sketchbook, Paint the Town, Holiday Issue 2001
The Artists Magazine, Featured Artist of the Month: September 2001
5280 Magazine, A Tale Of Two Cities, February/March 2001
American Artist, Realism 2000 Competition Finalist, October 2000
The Metropolitan, Metropolitan State College Newspaper, September 1, 2000
Pacific Review, University of the Pacific Alumni Magazine, Summer 2000
Town & Center Mosaic, Sangre de Cristo Arts Center Magazine, Summer 2000
Rocky Mountain News, Profile Section, February 1993
Colorado Homes and Lifestyles Magazine, March/April 1990
Denver Magazine, June 1989


University of Denver, Denver, CO M.F.A. in Painting 1973
Studied at Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, CA 1968-71
University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, B.A. in Art 1968

Based in Denver, Colorado


Rob Gratiot


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