Joe Grillo is the co-founder of artist collective Dearraindrop started in 1998 as a clothing line with Laura Grant. The collective is currently composed of three artists: Joe Grillo, Laura Grant and Billy Grant. In the past Dearraindrop has worked with a digital electrician Owen Osborn Chris Kuscinski and a painter Alika Herreshoff. Grillo has exhibited his artwork in galleries and museums across North America and Europe. Grillo lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.