Adam Gruetzmacher lives in St. Paul, where he maintains a studio. In 2010, Gruetzmacher earned a BFA in studio ceramics with a minor in digital arts from the University of Wisconsin–Stout (Menomonie). He was a 2010 Fogelberg Studio Fellow and a 2012 Anonymous Potter Studio Fellow at Northern Clay Center. He was also a 2015 recipient of a Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant. Gruetzmacher’s work has been in exhibitions around the country including: Three Jerome Artists, Northern Clay Center; Clay Dwelling, Macalester College Gallery, St. Paul; and the National Juried Cup Exhibition, juried by Pete Pinnell, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska. Gruetzmacher’s work is featured in the Lark Crafts books 500 Teapots: Volume II (2013) and 500 Vases.