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Biography: Grant Garmezy

Grant Garmezy
Grant Garmezy

Raised on a farm outside of Nashville, Grant Garmezy began his artistic career working with metal and clay. He found glass in 2003 and has since been using the sculptural medium to create work influenced by his life on the farm. Garmezy now lives and works in Richmond, Va., as a professional glass artist and continues to draw inspiration from the environment of the American South.

Garmezy has studied with Scott Darlington, Ross Richmond, Martin Janecky, Raven Skyriver, Marc Petrovic, Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen and Jasen Johnsen. He has traveled as far as the Northlands of Scotland, and Seoul, South Korea, to demonstrate his craft.