Jeff Wilkinson, R.A. was formed in 1995 in Beacon, NY, as a full service architectural design studio serving the Hudson Valley and Catskills.
Jeff's projects have ranged from a timber frame residence in Woodstock to the penthouse addition and restoration of a Manhattan brownstone. He is also a trained cabinetmaker and has taught courses on furniture design and millwork at the New York School of Interior Design. Jeff's architectural illustrations have appeared in numerous publications including The Naturally Elegant House (Little Brown) as well as on signage for the Queens Botanical Gardens.
Jeff Wilkinson is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design from which he holds a degree in Architecture and a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He has been a licensed professional in the State of New York since 1991. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Mr. Wilkinson attended Cass Technical High School and graduated with honors from the Architecture and Civil Engineering Curriculum. As an apprentice he worked in Ann Arbor, Michigan, for Rueter Associates Architects on a variety of residential and commercial projects and in New York for Robert A.M. Stern Architects as a lighting and furniture designer. Between 1989 and 1991 Jeff was Associate Editor at the Old-House Journal where he edited restoration articles and managed several departments including "Restoration Products" and "Who They Were", a biographical feature of notable American designers, a feature he created and launched.
He served as Chairman of the Conservation Advisory Commission for the City of Beacon (1996-1998) and served as a member of the City of Newburgh Planning Board (2001-2005). He has also participated as a member of several Boards including the Howland Cultural Center as well as the Newburgh Architectural Conservancy. Jeff and his wife Natalie Wilkinson, have restored several homes in the Hudson Valley including a Georgian Revival house in the City of Newburgh which was twice featured on Newburgh's famed Candle Light tour. Currently they are renovating and restoring and restoring a late 19th century converted horse barn in the Town of Newburgh.