Greg Gandy is a realist painter from central California, who earned two Bachelor’s degrees from California State University and a Master’s Degree in 2007 from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California. Gandy began showing his work while he was still a student.
Gandy is a meticulous painter who thrives on intricate detail. In as much as San Francisco has architecture that is full of workmanship and Victorian flair, Gandy represents all this with precision and great skill. He enjoys depicting scenes in every conceivable light, from blazingly sunny days to romantic night scenes. These atmospheric, iconic scenes are accentuated with his brush and richly brought to life. Depending on the time of day or conditions of weather depicted, his pallet may contain cool grays and steely blues, to bright bursts of pink yellow, and orange. Gandy is a master colorist and works from his own reference photos and the many studies he paints on location. In addition to cityscapes, Gandy is equally skilled at still life and figurative compositions.