Jason Wech

Jason Wech

Jason Wech

  • B.F.A., sculpture, The University of Georgia, 2004
  • M.F.A., furniture design, SCAD, 2007
First year at SCAD:
2009

"A passion for the more recent evolution of furniture design and how the design process expands with innovation and technology."

Credentials

Designed a line of low production, high quality furniture pieces for a boutique hotel chain; performed conservation and repair work on antique furniture valued at well over $1 million and worked on the largest privately held collection of mid-century Modern and Art Deco furniture in the world. In 2013, Wech was named President of Bastille Metal Works located in Savannah, GA.

Organizations

Member, Aigroeg Society

Previous Positions

Principal, Jenkins Wax USA; furniture builder, Guenther Wood Group Inc., Savannah, Georgia; furniture conservator, McLean's Refinishing Inc., Athens, Georgia; packaging designer, Reid Packaging Inc., Tucker, Georgia; machinery knife designer, T G Wolstenholme and Sons Ltd./TGW International, Sheffield, England / Cincinnati, Ohio; Ferrari club liaison, race and special events planning, F.A.F. Ferrari Inc., Tucker, Georgia (currently Ferrari of Atlanta, Roswell, Georgia)

Courses Taught

  • FURN 120 Survey of Furniture Design
  • FURN 200 Materials and Techniques I
  • FURN 330 Exploration in Soft Furnishings
  • FURN 333 Furniture Practices: Welding
  • FURN 335 Design Studio: Creative Furnishings Development
  • FURN 710 Issues in Furniture Design
  • FURN 718 Furniture Studio I: Conceptual Studies
  • FURN 732 Evolution of Furniture Design
  • FURN 738 Furniture Studio II: Contextual Studies
  • FURN 769 Soft Furnishings