Mountain Made Artist Profile: Christopher Perryman
Business/Studio: Domus Aurea Woodworking Studio, Asheville NC
Visit Artist's Website: http://goldsplinter.com/
Work tagged as: furniture, wood cutting board
Asheville craftsman and master woodworker Chris Perry is well known for his inventiveness in finding new ways to express his unique perspectives in the ancient medium of wood.
Citing the rich cultural traditions of woodworking in the Appalachian region, his own family’s history in the field, and the wonderful creative environment of Asheville in helping him develop his furniture making skills.
Born in the North Carolina Piedmont, Chris was preceded by three generations of woodworkers and showed a propensity for making things very early on. His superbly-made furniture pieces for home and life are often designed with just a touch of eccentric extravagance.