A professional furniture craftsman and owner of Joy in Wood Furniture Makers since 1979, Rich produces furniture from rough lumber in a wide range of styles, but always of the highest quality. Following his passion for community service, Rich is President and Founding Director of Amazing Earthfest, a nonprofit organization producing an annual educational, arts and outdoor adventure festival celebrating National and State Parks, Forests, Monuments and Public Lands of the American West. In addition, he is the longest serving member of the Kanab City Beautification Board.
In his newest venture, Rich serves as president of the nonprofit Stellar Vista Observatory based in Kanab, an organization dedicated to the creation and operation of a public, educational, astronomical observatory. In 2007, Rich relocated with his wife Debra to Kanab to maintain an active outdoor lifestyle, discover and enjoy America’s public lands and contribute to the evolving culture of southern Utah.
In addition to her pursuing her talents in upholstery, Debra Csenge earned her BF in Fine Art from the University of Southern Maine and currently creates landscape paintings in oils for sale. Together, Debra and Rich continue pursuing the time honored traditions of furniture making and upholstery and hope to serve you soon!