From Tucson, Arizona Gruzalski has devoted his talents to sculpting historic figures, animals and the American Indian, showing their inherent strength and spirit. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and then took classes in sculpture and industrial design at the University of Illinois. His style is realistic, and sensitivity in sculpting faces is recognized by medical professionals, some who hire Gruzalski to execute facial models for use in facial reconstructive surgery. He holds patents for several medical inventions and orthopedic devices. He is also a designer of jewelry.