Shane Grammer is an established modern-inspired painter, sculptor, and art director whose work spans a variety of mediums and can be seen internationally in theme parks, attractions, museums, galleries, and in private collections in the United States, South Korea, China, and Dubai. His art has been signed by actors Ben Affleck, Ray Liotta, Tim Curry, and Disney animation voice stars Paige O’Hara (Belle), Irene Bedard (Pocohantas), and Robbie Benson (Beast), Ed Asner (Carl Fredricksen from Up!). A former Disney Imagineer, Grammer is a skilled scenic artist, fabricator, painter, sculpture, and conceptional designer. Recently, his work has been commissioned by theme park architects PGAV Destinations and nonprofits Ryman Arts, the Walt Disney Birthplace, the Dick van Dyke Foundation, and Give Kids the World.
Having grown up near Paradise, the Northern California town recently devastated by fire, Grammer is currently working on his “Beauty from the Ashes” mural projects, painting inspiring images of locals and other figures on the ruins left behind by the Camp Fire. This heartfelt project, designed to bring hope to the fire’s survivors, symbolizes the ability of a community to be reborn from devastation. “Beauty from the Ashes” has received international media coverage, including in the New York Times and on NBC’s Today Show.