HFIA 6th Annual Statewide Juried Woodworking Exhibition

Aloha Tower Marketplace Pier 10, September 5-13, 1998

Poster 98


Deborah F. Dunn is the Curator and Interim Executive Director of the Mission House Museum where she is responsible for historic preservation of the houses and museum collections. She has worked in conservation and management of collections at the Contemporary Museum, the Bishop Museum, and for the Mayors Office of Culture and the Arts. She is a volunteer consultant on purchases for the Art in Public Places Division, State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. She has a respect for woodworking which stems both from overseeing restoration and conservation of antiques as well as from having turned two bowls and having made two chairs

Jamie Robertson was a cofounder and president of the Emily Street Furniture Studios in Cambridge Massachusetts from 1973-1990 He currently shares a woodworking studio in West Concord Massachusetts with Jerry de Rham and Andrew Millican. His works blend formal ideas derived from early 20th century designers such as Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Emile Jacques Ruhlmann with restrained decorative marquetry and veneer He relies on the figure of the wood to provide the overall decorative rhythm then uses marquetry or carved elements to provide integrated accents often with a bit of whimsy. Well respected in the mainland woodworking community Robertson will be in Honolulu to conduct a series of veneering workshops for HFIA and to serve as a judge for WoodShow ‘98

Pam Ross is owner of Following Sea, a shop and gallery originating in Hawaii over twenty years ago in celebrating American Craft the works of individual craftsmen are featured in her unique retail stores located in Los Angeles and Honolulu. In addition she has overseen the construction of satellite stores in Denver, Seattle, San Francisco and Santa Monica, Pam is a collector of American Crafts and she travels extensively in search of merchandise.