Michael Kranz's Profile
I'm Michael Kranz. I operate Artios, Inc. out of Greensboro, North Carolina.
Artios is a Greek word that means, "perfect, perfectly fitted or fully equipped". Any of these definitions apply to pieces bearing the Artios name. This comes from a demand for fine craftsmanship and years of experience. It is my belief that craftsmanship, sound design and the use of the finest materials available are a must in order to achieve perfection.
I was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, and graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts in Art/Studio with an emphasis in sculpture. After graduation I studied as an apprentice in furniture design and woodworking at Kirby Studios in Bennington, Vermont. Upon relocating to Greensboro, I worked 5 years for Marshall/James, Inc., a small high end furniture company. In the fall…
- Born on February 4
- Joined August 14, 2009