Kenton Jeske is a craftsman and designer of hardwood furniture, individually crafting each piece in his home shop, in Edmonton Alberta, Canada. His work has been recognized by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and awarded a visual arts grant for his solo exhibition in the spring of 2017, titled: Ceremony. Kenton Jeske is a professional member of the Alberta Craft Council's gallery shop in Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta, where they display his work and recognize its exceptional quality and originality. He takes on commissions from individuals who are looking for furniture that has a sense of presence for their home.
"I am really proud of how you have proceeded on this career path. You have not waned from your integrity and the work speaks for itself. This is, in my opinion, the greatest characteristic that separates the wheat from the chaff. Integrity in approach, integrity in the work, integrity in dealing with your clients. You have the correct attitude and definitely the right approach. Your voice is clear and evolving. It makes me so happy that a true craftsman has budded in our city."
- George Heagle, Furniture Maker (30+ yrs.), Cotswold Studios, Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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