Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2016 Okay Spark, Norfolk, VA
  • 2014 The Hill Gallery, Richmond, VA
  • 2013 j. fergeson Gallery, Farmville, VA

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2018 Benzaiten Center for the Creative Arts, Lake Worth, FL
  • 2017 Visual Arts Center Craft + Design Show, Richmond, VA
  • 2017 SOFA Expo, represented by Murano Midwest, Chicago, IL
  • 2017 Art Miami Fair “Art Wynwood,” represented by The Chesterfield Gallery, Miami, FL
  • 2017 SOFA Expo, represented by The Chesterfield Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • 2016 Lifeforms 2016, Pittsburgh Glass Center PA, Corning Museum of Glass, NY
  • 2015 Virginia Glass Guild Juried Exhibition, Hampton, VA
  • 2015 SOFA Expo, represented by Hive Contemporary, Chicago, IL
  • 2015 Glass Weekend, represented by Hive Contemporary, Wheaton Arts, Millville, NJ
  • 2014 SOFA Expo, represented by Hive Contemporary, Chicago, IL
  • 2014 Mapping the Next Generation, Portsmouth Arts & Cultural Center, Portsmouth, VA
  • 2014 Rocketown Foundation Fundraiser, Richland Country Club, Nashville, TN
  • 2014 Artclectic, University School of Nashville, Nashville, TN
  • 2014 Select Art Fair, represented by j. fergeson Gallery, New York, 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 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

  • 2018 Summer Sculpting Intensive, The Glass Spot, Richmond, VA
  • 2018 Summer Intensive Instructor, Kent State University, Kent, OH
  • 2017 Hot Glass Sculpting Summer Intensive, The Glass Furnace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2017 Vandalia Glassworks Summer Intensive, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2017 Visiting Artist, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI
  • 2017 Visiting Artist, Korea National University of the Arts, Seoul, South Korea
  • 2017 Sculpting Intensive, Aya Glass Center, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2017 Sculpting Intensive, Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA
  • 2017 Summer Sculpting Intensive, The Glass Spot, Richmond, VA
  • 2016 Teaching Assistant for Marc Petrovic, Hot Glass Sculpting, Pittsburgh Glass Center,PA
  • 2016 Hot Glass Sculpting, STARworks Glass Lab, Star, NC
  • 2016 Hot Glass Sculpting Summer Intensive, The Glass Furnace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2016 Sparking Life into Glass, one-week intensive, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
  • 2013 Hot Glass Sculpting, two-day intensive, Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA
  • 2013 Introduction to Glass Sculpting, The Glass Spot, Richmond, VA
  • 2012 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

  • upcoming Visiting Artist Demonstration, Ngwenya Glass, Swaziland
  • ongoing Grant Garmezy 3rd Thursday Hot Glass Demo Nights, The Glass Spot, Richmond, VA
  • 2018 Visiting Artist Lecture, Kent State University, Kent, OH
  • 2018 Glass Sculpting Demonstration, Argia Badago Studio, Irun, Spain
  • 2018 Glass Demonstration, The Glass Museum of Vimbodi-Poblet, Vimbodi, Spain  
  • 2018 Glass Sculpting Demonstration, Benzaiten Center for the Creative Arts, Lake Worth, FL
  • 2017 Glass Sculpting Demonstration and Lecture, Salem Community College, Penns Grove, NJ
  • 2017 Featured Demonstrator, Glassblower’s Ball, Ignite Glass Studio, Chicago, IL
  • 2017 Artist Lecture and Demonstration,SiNaCa Studios, Fort Worth, TX
  • 2017 Artist Lecture, The Glass Furnace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2017 Glass Sculpting Demonstration, Glass Art Society Conference, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
  • 2017 Artist Lecture, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
  • 2017 Artist Lecture, Vandalia Glass Works, Minneapolis MN
  • 2017 Artist Lecture, Kookmin University, Seoul, South Korea
  • 2017 Artist Lecture, Aya Glass Center, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2016 SOFA Expo Glass Sculpting Demonstration, Corning Museum of Glass Mobile Hot Shop, Chicago, IL
  • 2016 Glass Sculpting Demonstration, Mind Blown Studio, Deadwood, South Dakota
  • 2016 Artist Lecture, The Glass Furnace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2016 Artist Lecture, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
  • 2015 Featured Demonstrator, Glassblower’s Ball, 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 Lab, 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

  • 2017 Glazenhuis Glass Studio, Lommel, Belgium
  • 2015 Rosenberg Residency, Salem State University, Salem, MA
  • 2008 Six-week North Lands Creative Glass Residency, Lybster, Scotland

Scholarships & Awards

  • 2016 Turkish Cultural Grant, Turkish Cultural Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2015 Award of Excellence, Virginia Glass Guild Juried Exhibition, Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA
  • 2015 Virginia Commonwealth University, 10 Under 10 Award,
  • honoring the 10 most successful graduates of 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

 


    Press

    • 2017 VCUarts Studio, “Teamwork Makes the Dreamwork,” 2017 Fall Issue
    • 2017 Whurk Magazine, “Grant Garmezy,” Issue 57, November 2017
    • 2017 Richmond Times Dispatch, “Playing with Fire” (cover story), May 23, 2017
    • 2017 Talk Show Artistic Guest, PBS, “Virginia Currents,” February 16, 2017
    • 2016 Glass Art Magazine (cover story), “Grant Garmezy,” September/October 2016
    • 2014 Richmond Magazine, “Made in RVA,” December 2014
    • 2014 Martin Agency Interview, “Grant Garmezy Glass,” September 2014
    • 2014 Vidrio Magazine, “Galeria de Artistas: Naturaleza en Movimiento, [Nature in Motion]” May 2014
    • 2014 Hometown Junket, “Don’t be an Artist,” online published transcript of C3s Talk 20, May 2014
    • 2014 RVA Magazine, “Virginia Artists Get NYC Exposure through j fergeson gallery,” May 2014
    • 2013 Nashville Arts Magazine, “Two Moon Presents Gone Fishin,” November 2013
    • 2013 PBS, “Virginia Currents,” January 2013 episode
    • 2012 Belle Magazine, “Hunting for Glass Horns,” December 2012
    • 2012 Nashville Scene, “Artclectic”
    • 2012 WRIC Channel 8 News, “Positively Richmond,”
    • 2006 Style Weekly, “Drawn In,” by Amy Biegelsen, March 29, 2006, Vol. XXIV, No. 13: 24, Richmond, VA

    Education

    • 2007 Virginia Commonwealth University, Bachelor of Fine Arts: Craft/Material Studies
    • 2017 Sculpting with Chris Ahalt, Salem Community College Glass Education Center, Salem, NJ
    • 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

    • 2003 Apprenticeship with Alan Lequire (Bronze sculptor)
    • 2002 Apprenticeship with Ben Caldwell (metal smith)

    Apprenticeships


    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Tokyo, Japan
    • Seoul and Cheonan, South Korea
    • Extensive Travel in the United States
    • Northlands, Lybster, Glasgow and Edinburgh, Scotland
    • Tanzania, Africa
    • Italy, Turkey, & Greek Islands
    • Lommel, Belgium

    Travel