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Dustin Gramando
  • Succasunna, NJ
  • United States

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   Artist Statement:

     There can be a fine line between reality and fantasy, a means to escape what is real through imagination. Spending most of my life growing up in a small town in northern New Jersey, the woods gave my over active imagination a place to thrive. Sticks became swords and trash can lids turned into shields. I have always wanted to play out my fantasy adventures in places created by the minds of some of my favorite authors such as J.R.R. Tolkien and Robert Jordan. I may be to old to run around the woods with sticks but these fictional worlds still stand fast in my mind.
I was in this mindset when I decided to turn my fantasies into a reality by setting my younger self into a world of my own creation. Not only did I build off of the books and movies I grew up with, but I have created paintings that incorporate bits and pieces from my own experience as well as other influences in my life. I have created an in depth adventure by piecing together reality and fiction.

Dustin Gramando

Born 1986, Staten Island, NY

Lives and works in Succasunna, NJ


2010 County College of Morris, Associate of Fine Art, Randolph, NJ

2012 Montclair State University, Bachelor of Fine Art Magna Cum Laude, Montlcair, NJ

Group Exhibitions


Hoboken Open studio Tour, Monroe Center, Hoboken, NJ
Intersections, Index Gallery, Newark, NJ
Digable Art Festival, Monroe Center, Hoboken, NJ
Elemental Forces, Growing Seasons Gallery, Boonton, NJ
Dark Territories, C&K Gallery, Boonton, NJ
Diametric Visions, Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY

Salon Show, Green Point Gallery, Brookyn, NY
Only The Finest, George Segal Gallery, Montclair, NJ
New Works II, 3.5 Gallery, Montclair, NJ
New Works I, 3.5 Gallery, Montclair, NJ


Excellence in Sculpture, Montclair State University Art Council


Featured Artist, Friendly Shopper, November Issue
Featured Artist, Manufactured Dissent Magazine, April issue

Art Collection, Montclair State University Art Catalog, May 

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Adventures of Dusty Gray "Chapter 2 In progress"

Posted on January 6, 2014 at 8:32pm 0 Comments

Since the start of the Dusty Gray series only a few months ago i have been finishing a painting with story every two weeks. The holidays have put chapter 2 a little behind but, here are some work in progress photos.…


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