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Ramon Perrson, Craftsman/Artist

Mr. Persson is a craftsman in what is left of the Swedish branch of the art and crafts movement. He worked 10 years as a carpenter before focusing on folk art and traditional woodwork. Since 1989, he has been a craft consultant for the Swedish Handicraft Association in addition to running his own workshop and teaching at folk schools, museums, craft organizations and universities in Sweden, Norway, Japan and the US. Mr. Persson was appointed Master Craftsman by the Swedish Handicraft Association in 2012 and was appointed critic in sculpture at Yale in 2015.

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