Don Bundrick was born on June 7, 1954, in Albany, GA.
Following graduation from the Univ. of Georgia, Don worked as a dorm counselor at the Tallulah Falls School, in the mountains of N. Georgia.
Though he had created willow furniture in college, he became interested in the rustic, traditional style of Rhododendron and Mountain Laurel furniture which had been created by mountain craftsmen since the twenties. With new materials and new design ideas, he began a career in furniture building which has spanned 30 years.
Don does not have an art background but clearly, he has an artistic eye. He calls it self-developed. Don works with found materials both man-made and natural. He often incorporates a variety of materials; rocks, tin, copper, old iron findings, and old wood, from which he creates chairs, tables, swings, beds, armoires, and cabinets. He says his style goes from mild to wild. He can also recreate historic pieces and do traditional work, but he’s happy making whimsical, fun and over the top art pieces.