"Community is a Collaboration"
-Artist: Maxwell Kolenda / Designer & Craftsman
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Maxwell Kolenda is a talented designer and master craftsman. He has been making works of art for over a decade and is the artist behind the scripture tables that can be seen around Grand Rapids, MI. Which host the entire book of the bible deep engraved into a large conference room size table. A West Michigan Native, growing up in Rockford, MI - Maxwell has a passion and love for Grand Rapids. Being very involved in the community through art shows, conferences, and owning a store "Makarios Decor" in the woodland mall which showcases many of his great works. A very upbeat and enthusiastic artist that has a goal to put a spotlight on Grand Rapids. "Community is important, the people inside of it are most important". Max finds his work a passion that leads him to invent, design, and push the limits of woodworking.
He is an active father to four incredible boys, business owner of Makarios Decor, and a hobbiest of mountain biking, snowboarding, wake surfing, motocross, and rock climbing.
OTHER WORKS OF ART FROM THE ARTIST: