MARK JURUS – has been working with stone since 2007 and started his certification process in 2009. Currently dual certified both with Dry Stone Conservancy (DSC) US Level 2 Journeyman and Dry Stone Walling Association (DSWA) of Great Britain Level 3 Advanced. Mark holds the highest certification in surrounding states. In addition Mark is also a certified instructor and in 2014 set up the Rockin Walls Training Center. Mark and the Rockin Walls Training Center are both dedicated to training and DSWA certification.
Mark has been certified by several of the leaders in our industry, which includes Neil Rippingale DSC/DSWA Master Examiner from Scotland, Dan Snow DSC/DSWA Master Examiner from Vermont, Chris Tanguay Master Craftsman/Examiner DSWA-GB, DSC-US, and Brian Post Master Craftsman/Examiner DSWA-GB, Executive Director The Stone Trust VT, Licensed Landscape Architect VT. Neil has worked extensively with National Park Service (NPS) in the US for over 15 years and Dan is widely known for his creative stone art as seen in his two books. Mark has also worked on projects in Canada with DSWA Master/Examiner Dean McLellan 2012 StoneWurx and 2014 Willowbank School building two of the newest and largest inhabited dry laid stone structures in North America.
BFA Visual Communication Graphic Design MICA/Maryland Institute College of Art.
Mark has lead trainings for members of the staff at:
- Historical Preservation Training Center – National Park Service (HPTC NPS)
- Gettysburg Battlefield NPS in 2016
- Hopewell Furnace PA NPS 2016
- Delaware Water Gap PA NPS 2017
. blog . web . www.Rockinwalls.com
. facebook . www.facebook.com/RockinWalls
. workshops . www.RWTrainingCenter.com
. youtube . www.youtube.com/c/RockinWalls
. Baker Artist Portfolios . www.bakerartist.org/portfolios/mark-jurus-rockin-walls
Quality not Quantity – One project at a time.