Professional Crafts Wood Program
Brian Wurst has been the woodworking instructor at Haywood Community College since 2008. A graduate of Rice University, he initially worked in commercial architecture designing schools, but subsequently undertook his woodworking education through the Professional Crafts program and at various classes and workshops. Brian operated a woodworking studio for eight years, designing and fabricating custom furniture and cabinetry for galleries and commission clients. He is an active member of such organizations as the Southern Highland Craft Guild, American Craft Council, and the Furniture Society.