Boris Kramer believes that art should communicate visually in order to create a dialogue between artist and viewer. Art needs to interpret, understand, influence, and change culture. Kramer focuses on visually describing the essence of primary relationships, whether between lovers, family members, or co-workers, in order to bring strength to those bonds. For Kramer, art must touch not just the mind but the heart also.
Boris Kramer works directly with all different kinds of metal. Whether it is the traditional iron work that his father taught him, or the monumental bronze fabrication techniques that he taught himself, Kramer understands the principles of forming both hot and cold metal. The contrast between the strength of the medium and the tenderness of the subject matter appeals to many.
Boris Kramer was born in Hamilton, Ontario. His father, Richard Kramer, was a renowned artist and a blacksmith. After Boris completed his graduate studies in fine art and post-graduate degree in Renaissance/Reformation history and philosophy, he committed his future to art.
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- Exhibitions & Awards
One Man Gallery Show, Marcus Ashley Galleries, CA, USA, South Lake Tahoe, 2005
American Crafts Council Show , Baltimore, MD, USA, Baltimore Convention Center, 2009-2013
Art Expo, New York, NY, USA, New York Pier 92, 2001-2013
Art Beijing Art Fair, Beijing, China, Beijing, 2008
Shanghai International Art Festival, Shanghai, China, Shanghai, 2008