About

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Justin Gray built his first RC car at age seven and picked up his first welding torch at age sixteen. An apprenticeship with renowned sculptor Martin Metal shaped Justin’s esthetics in patina and metal sculpture.

Justin soon co-founded fire sculpture group Therm. This underground group built wild and complex fire sculpture and presented it internationally, pushing the envelope of audacious art and performance. Legendary large-scale machine performance group Survival Research Labs soon captured Justin’s interest, and he joined this group of like-minded techno-destructionists in 2006.

Justin’s obsession with radio control also thrived, leading him to protype and build his first electric vehicle in 2000. Justin continued building custom electric vehicles for future-thinking clients looking to gain a foothold in the burgeoning electric vehicle industry, and continues this work today.

It was only a matter of time before Justin’s passions converged and his resulting fleet of electric drive radio controlled fire sculpture robots are uniquely powerful, savage, and beautiful.

Justin’s robots share his shop with Graywrx Fabrication, a fully tooled machining and fabrication shop, where his broad range of abilities and limitless imagination enable Justin to engineer solutions to even the unlikeliest challenges posed by his exacting clientele.

Specialties

Electric vehicle design and fabrication, prototyping, metal fabrication, robotic systems design and build, special effects (fire and robots), precision machining including mill and lathe work, hydraulic systems design and repair.

 


 

Man And Machine Three – Justin Gray by Marcus Ubungen:

 

Justin Gray in the Media:

Justin Gray on Discovery Canada

 San Jost Mercury News: Albany artist’s passion for robot’s, fire to be on display at Maker Faire

Maker Faire Bay Area: Justin Gray Interview

Wired: Ford ‘E-Rod’ Is An EV for the NASCAR Set

Popular Mechanics: Backyard Genius 2011 – The Year’s 10 Best DIY Creations

Popular Science: Riding Clean

The New York Times: This From That

Hack A Day: Maker Faire 2008 – Electric Motorcycles

Make Magazine: Jet Turbine Robot

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