John Marcella Grant (b. 1972), an artist from L.A., lives in College Station, TX. His media include sculpture, drawing, and painting. Mentored by L.A. artists Laddie John Dill and Mark Bradford, and by O.C. curator Phyllis Lutjeans, Grant graduated from UCSB ('94); he also earned his masters of architecture from Texas A&M ('06).
Grant's acrylic painting, 'The Artist,' below, copyright 2015