Jason Pak Swienckowski is a woodworker, potter, and friend living in Raleigh, NC. His work involves utilizing locally sourced materials and highlighting their natural beauty. He enjoys foraging, gardening, riding his bike and cooking for his friends. Jason earned a degree in Art and Design at North Carolina State University’s College of Design. He has since worked and learned at multiple craft schools on the east coast including Penland and more recently Peters Valley as the woodshop assistant. Jason is delighted to be returning to the Peters Valley as an instructor!