SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITS

2016 Okay Spark, Norfolk, VA

2014 Hill Gallery, Richmond, VA

2013 j. fergeson gallery, Farmville, VA

Selected Exhibitions

2016            Lifeforms 2016, Pittsburgh Glass Center PA, Corning Museum of Glass, NY

2015          SOFA Chicago, represented by Hive Contemporary, Chicago, IL

2015            Virginia Artists Juried Exhibition, Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA

2015           Glass Weekend, represented by Hive Contemporary, Wheaton Arts, Millville, NJ

2015          The Harding Art Show, Nashville, T

2014          SOFA Chicago, represented by Hive Contemporary, Chicago, IL

2014          Jack Yacoubian Gallery, Franklin, TN

2014          Artclectic, University School of Nashville, Nashville, TN

2014           Mapping the Next Generation, Portsmouth Arts & Cultural Center, Portsmouth, VA

2014          Rocketown Foundation Fundraiser, Richland Country Club, Nashville, TN

2014             Solo Exhibition, Grant Garmezy Glass, Hill Gallery, Richmond, VA

2014             Select Art Fair, represented by j. fergeson gallery, Manhattan, NY

2014         The Harding Art Show, Nashville, TN

2014             Directions, Hill Gallery, Richmond, VA

2013             Gone Fishin’, Two Moon Gallery, Nashville, TN

2013             ArtPrize, Grand Rapids, MI

2013             Jack Yacoubian Gallery, Franklin, TN

2013             Artclectic, University School of Nashville, Nashville, TN

2013         Grant Garmezy and Friends, Artemis Gallery, Richmond, VA

2013             Virginia Artists Juried Exhibition, Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA

2013             Connections, Gallery at UNOS, Richmond, VA

2013           Solo Exhibition, Grant Garmezy Glass, j. fergeson gallery, Farmville, VA

2013           Idlewild House, Winston-Salem, NC

2013             Peninsula Glass Guild Exhibition, Hampton, VA

2013             The Trophy Room, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA

2012             Richmond Glass, High Point Gallery, VA

2012             Contours of Glass, Artemis Gallery, Richmond, VA

2012             Love Inspired in Glass, Art Space Gallery, Richmond, VA

2012             Peninsula Glass Guild Exhibition, Hampton, VA

2011             Contours of Glass, Artemis Gallery, Richmond, VA

2010             Impressions of Glass and Photography, Hampton University, Hampton, VA

2010             COLD+HOT 2010, Micaela Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009             COLD+HOT 2009, Micaela Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008             COLD+HOT 2008, Micaela Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008             Royal Scottish Academy 182nd Annual Exhibition of Art and Architecture, Edinburgh, Scotland

2008             North Lands Creative Glass Residency Exhibition, Lybster gallery, Quatre Bras, Lybster, Scotland

2007             Juried Fine Art Exhibition, VCUarts Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

2006             Juried Fine Art Exhibition, VCUarts Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

 Teaching Experience

2016           Upcoming: Summer 2016, Hot Glass Sculpting, Cesty Skla Center, Prague, Czech Republic

2016             Upcoming: Summer 2016, Hot Glass Sculpting, The Glass Furnace, Istanbul, Turkey

2016              Upcoming: Summer 2016, Hot Glass Sculpting, Brooklyn Glass, Brooklyn NY

2016              Upcoming: Summer 2016, Hot Glass Sculpting, Star Works Glass, Star NC

2016            Winter 2016, Hot Glass Sculpting, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning New York

 

2013             Hot Glass Sculpting Two-Day Intensive, Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA

2012-13      Introduction to Glass Sculpting, The Glass Spot, Richmond, VA

2010             Teaching Assistant, Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen and Jasen Johnsen, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA

Demonstrations + Lectures

ongoing       Grant Garmezy Glass 3rd Thursdays Hot Glass Demo Nights, The Glass Spot, Richmond, VA

2016           Upcoming: Deadwood Glass Center, Visiting Artist, Deadwood, SD

2016            Upcoming:  Festivalduverre Palau del Vidre, Visiting Artist, Palau del Vidre, France

 

2016           Slide Lecture, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2015           Featured Demonstrator, Glass Art Illuminated (SOFA celebration & fundraiser), Ignite Glass Studio, Chicago, IL

2015            SOFA Expo Glass Sculpting Demonstration, Corning Museum of Glass Mobile Hot Shop, Chicago, IL

2015           Natural Inspirations, SOFA Expo Booth Lecture, Chicago, IL

 

2015           Glass Sculpting Demonstration, Visiting Artist, Vetro Glassworks, Grapevine, TX

2014           Glass Sculpting Demonstration, Visiting Artist, Starworks Glass Center, Star, NC

2014           Guest Speaker at C3 Talk20, Richmond, VA

2014          Glass Sculpting Demonstration, Visiting Artist, Hollywood Hot Glass, Hollywood, Florida

2014             Glass Sculpting Demonstration and Lecture, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Council, Richmond, VA

2014             Glass Sculpting Demonstration and Lecture, The Commonwealth Society of VCU, Richmond, VA

2013           Glass Sculpting Demonstration, Visiting Artist, Korea National University of the Arts, Seoul, South Korea

2013           Glass Sculpting Demonstration, Visiting Artist, Namseoul University, Cheonan, South Korea

2013         Glass Sculpting Demonstration, Visiting Artist, Appalachian Center for Craft, Cookeville, TN

2013           Featured Artist, Third Wednesday Afterhours Series, Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA

2013             Glass Sculpting Demonstration, Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts, Richmond, VA

2012             Open House Demo Night, The Glass Spot, Richmond, VA

2011-12      Multiple hot glass sculpting demonstrations, Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA

2011             Arts and Sparks demonstration, The Glass Spot, Richmond, VA

2011             Open House Demo Night, The Glass Spot, Richmond, VA

2008             Northlands Creative Glass public demonstration, Lybster, Scotland

 Residencies

2015            Rosenburg Residency, Salem State Universtiy, Salem, MA

2008             Six-week North Lands Creative Glass Residency, Lybster, Scotland

 Scholarships + Awards

2015               Award of Excellence, Virginia Glass Guild Juried Exhibition, Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA

2015             Virginia Commonwealth University, 10 under 10 award, 10 most successful graduates in the last decade, Richmond, VA

2014             Peninsula Glass Guild Honorable Mention, Juror Michael Rogers, Hampton, VA

2013             Award of Distinction in Sculpture, Virginia Artists Juried Exhibition, Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA

2013             Full Scholarship to attend Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA

2013             Peninsula Glass Guild Honorable Mention, Juror Paul Marioni, Hampton, VA

2012             Peninsula Glass Guild Honorable Mention and People’s Choice Awards, Hampton, VA

2008             Royal Scottish Academy Benno Schotz Award for Most Promising Young Sculptor, Edinburgh, Scotland

2007             Full Scholarship to attend Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME

2003             Dean’s Portfolio Scholarship, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Documentation of Work

2016             Upcoming: Glass Art Magazine

2014             Richmond Magazine, “Made in RVA,” December 2014, Richmond, VA

2014             Martin Agency Interview, “Grant Garmezy Glass,” September 2014, Richmond, VA

2014             Vidrio Magazine, “Galeria de Artistas: Naturaleza en Movimiento, [Nature in Motion]” May 2014, Spain

2014             Hometown Junket, “Don’t be an Artist,” online published transcript of C3s Talk 20, May 2014, Richmond, VA

2014             RVA Magazine, Virginia Artists Get NYC Exposure Through j fergeson gallery,” May 2014, Richmond, VA

2013           Nashville Arts Magazine, “Two Moon Presents Gone Fishin’,” by Alyssa Rabun, November 2013, Nashville, TN

2013             PBS Interview, “Virginia Currents,” January 2013

2013             Belle Magazine, “Hunting for Glass Horns,” December 2012, Richmond, VA

2012           Nashville Scene, “Artclectic,” Nashville, TN

2012             Juan Conde, WRIC Channel 8 News Interview, “Positively Richmond,” Richmond, VA

2006             Amy Biegelsen, Style Weekly, “Drawn In,” March 2006, Richmond, VA

Education

2007             Virginia Commonwealth University, Bachelor of Fine Arts: Craft/Material Studies

Summer Programs + Professional Education

2016            Upcoming: TA for Marc Petrovic, Pittsburgh Glass Center

2015             Sculpting with Marc Petrovic, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2013             Sculpting with Raven Skyriver and Martin Janecky, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA

2013             Sculpting with Raven Skyriver and Martin Janecky, Corning Museum Glass Studio, Corning, NY

2012             Sculpting with Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen & Jasen Johnsen, Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA

2011-12      Glass Studio Assistantship, Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA

2007             Advanced Hot Glass Sculpting with Ross Richmond, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA

2007             Reticello with Claire and Anthony Schafermeyer, Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME

2006             Secrets Revealed with Scott Darlington, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA