Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket. 061529944X. New. Winner-BEST DESIGN-2009 DIY Book Festival Awards. Winner-Art/Photography Book Category-2009 FIY Book Festival Awards. Honorable Mention-BEST DESIGN-2010 Ka Palapala Po'okela Awards. Finalist-Art Book Category-Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Awards--Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Awards. "Information about woodworking in the Hawaiian Islands has been scarce. Contemporary Hawai I Woodworkers gives a comprehensive overview of personalities and work, as well as some excellent cultural and natural history, in a very approachable package. --Andrew Glasgow, Executive Director, American Craft Council. "ellent cultural and natural history, in a very approachable package. --Andrew Glasgow, Executive Director, American Craft CouncilObjects crafted by artists from beautiful Hawaiian woods have provided a way to bring home a piece of this paradise treasured keepsakes that capture both the beauty and the spirit of this unique place. Contemporary Hawai I Woodworkers: the Wood, the Art, the Aloha showcases a stunning array of works that has grown out of and expanded these traditions. This treasury of images and insight serves to introduce this exciting work to a new audience, while providing an important reference for seasoned collectors and curators. --Kevin Wallace, Director, Beatrice Wood Center for the ArtsTruly magnificent! Contemporary Hawaii Woodworkers is a masterful survey of Hawaii artists contribution to the contemporary wood art movement. Each page is a stunning testimony to the high level of design and craftsmanship that each of these artists have achieved. I could feel the love and care that went into each piece. The added section on native trees provides a wonderful insight into the richly grained and colorful woods that are unique to the islands and have inspired these artists to do such wonderful pieces. I have traveled across the country and around the world in search of the best in contemporary works in wood. Never have I found such a consistently high level of craftsmanship and thoughtful design in one place. The Aloha spirit is truly alive and well in Hawaii. --Ray Leier, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, Calif."; Color Photographs; Oversize; 224 pages.
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