About the maker:
Tomasz Kowalski (b.1966) began his career as a furniture carpenter, where he learned several skills synonymous with violin making and restoration. He began his luthier studies with Jan Bobak in Nowy Targ, and went on to craft several instruments for Williams Harris Lee in Chicago. Kowalski is constantly active in various luthier seminars and conventions in order to better hone his craft. He currently owns his own violin store, Kowalski Violin Makers Workshop, where he is working to impart his knowledge on to his son, Daniel Kowalski.