Studied art at University of North Carolina at Charlotte in the BCA program from 1974-1977. Began first woodworking business in 1982 in Charlotte, a partnership called Wood Design. Moved to Las Cruces, NM in 2002 and set up Roger Atkins Woodworks which was moved to Santa Fe in 2006. In 2014 my move to Boone, NC found me setting up my current business, Cove Creek Woodworks. I am a furniture, cabinet and sculpture designer and maker.