Keunho Peter Park in a rose-colored T-shirt, standing with arms folded in front of a piece of unfinished furniture.
Faculty

Keun Ho Peter Park is a wood and furniture instructor in Craft and Material Studies.

Biography

Keunho Peter Park is a Korean-American artist, a woodworker, a furniture designer/maker and an instrument maker. He holds a BFA in Painting from South Korea’s Kookmin University and a 2013 MFA in Woodworking and Furniture Design from the Rochester Institute of Technology. 

Experience

  • Park has taught workshops at craft schools like 

    • Penland School of Craft, Spruce Pine, North Carolina; 

    • Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee; 

    • Peters Valley School of Craft, Layton, New Jersey; and 

    • Port Townsend Woodworking School, Washington. 

  • He has  shown his work at the Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia; the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show; and Philadelphia International Airport.

Explore Keunho Peter Park’s website. 

Awards & Accolades

  • Park has been honored with numerous awards, including the 

    • 2019 Excellence in Design, Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show;

    • 2017 LEAP Award finalist, Society of Contemporary Craft;

    • 2015 Wharton Esherick Prize for Excellence in Wood, Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show;

    • 2015 Emerging Artist Winner, Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show; and 

    • 2011 Cheongju International Craft Biennale, honorable mention (with Night Table).

  • He has also been a Windgate resident artist at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

    A dark wood cabinet that is wide and has unique clawed feet
An abstract recliner and ottoman in light wood by Keunho Peter Park
Cocoon Bench by Keunho Peter Park