Jack Gramann is an artist living and working in Columbus, Ohio. While earning a BFA at the Columbus College of Art & Design, Jack first starting working with glass and would spend his summers as a production glassblower completely enthralled by the process. Jack quickly moved into sculpting the figure and upon graduation began traveling the world to different schools and studios in pursuit of the experience needed for his art.
Expressionism, surrealism, and experimentation combine in Jack’s work to create abstracted figures that are intrinsic to the fluidity of glass. Gramann uses the portrait as his motif, offering the viewer an intimate connection to the material. Moving around his sculptures one sees parallels of overlapping forms, the abstraction of inverted features, only to wrap around and re-form into the most recognizable pattern to mankind. Finding beauty in the strange, familiarity in the unknown, these sculptures explore our innate ability to connec