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Keeper of the Craft

Custom Craftsman’s Brother Zank recounts his career evolution.



The career of Brother Zank, founder of Custom Craftsman Signs (Sevierville, TN), has been transformed several times. Having begun as a graphic designer in Cleveland, he gradually migrated away from merciless, lake-effect snow and 2-D artwork to temperate, Dixie weather and his current niche as a designer and fabricator of custom, handcarved signage and heirloom displays.

Making the change

The son of a military man, Zank was born in Charlotte, NC, but moved with his family to Cleveland as an infant. He took his first creative job with Zarney Graphic Artists, a Medina, OH-based firm.

"I loved the creativity, but I eventually grew tired of working in two dimensions



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