George Perez, Jr.

George Perez Jr.

Furniture design professor


  • A.S., Middlesex Community College, 1983
  • B.S., communications, Southern Connecticut State University, 1986
  • M.F.A., artisanry, University of Massachusetts/Dartmouth, 1996


Big Picture Show, Pei Ling Chan gallery, Savannah, Georgia; Craft Transformed-Invitational, University of Massachusetts, New Bedford, Massachusetts; Haystack Faculty Exhibition, Blue Heron Gallery, Deer Isle, Maine

Awards, recognitions and honors

"Best of Show," Ritz Theatre Gallery, Brunswick, Georgia


With-IT - Member Board of Governors, The Furniture Society, American Society of Furniture Designers, Sustainable Furniture Council

Publications and Presentations



  • Joanne McQuillan Weeks, Studies in Wood: Function and Form
  • The Standard Times (Massachusetts), Feb. 12, 1995, Sec. D1, Form/Function
  • The Standard Times (Massachusetts), March 17, 1996, Sec. E5



  • Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
  • Art Educators Forum, Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Rabun Gap Preparatory School