Greg LaRock, landscape painter

Our team is sad to announce that landscape painter Greg LaRock passed away from injuries in a rollerblading fall on Sunday, October 11, 2020.

“I will miss my lifelong partner, husband, and soulmate as I know many of you will miss your friend, teacher, and mentor,” said his wife, Laurie in a Facebook announcement. “Greg knew compassion like no other man I have ever known and gave it without hesitation. His spirit lives on in those of us who knew and loved him and in his timeless and beautiful paintings. In a final act of kindness and compassion, Greg had designated himself an organ donor and we know he will live on in others who never even knew him. For those of you who have reached out to me, please know your support has been immeasurable and I thank you.”

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Greg LaRock’s oil painting “All Quiet Now” (9 x 12 in.), was awarded an Honorable Mention in this year’s 14th Annual “Best of Plein Air” through LPAPA

“In recognition of a great talent and an amazing human, we would like to honor Greg LaRock,” said representatives from Forgotten Coast en Plein Air. “His passing came too soon and the plein air community has lost a true friend and champion. We, here in Florida, express our sincere condolences to his wife and family. He left an incredible body of work. We are privileged to have one of his paintings in our Artists Choice Collection. We will never forget the contributions he made to our event.”

We give our sincere condolences to all who knew Greg.

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