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2016 Hawaii’s Woodshow Na La‘au o Hawai‘i

2016 Hawaii’s Woodshow Masters  Video

2016 Hawaii’s Woodshow Jurors

  • Contemporary artist, sculptor and Woodturner, Betty Scarpino is recognized as one of the masters of the genre.  Her work is held in private, public and museum collections throughout the world.  Betty works full time teaching, writing, sculpting and printmaking from her home in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Her work is available for purchase at some of the finest galleries in America and she exhibits widely in juried shows.  Betty was awarded her second Creative Renewal Fellowship by the Arts Council of Indianapolis in 2007.  Learn more about Betty Scarpino here.
  • Artist, author, and teacher, Duane Preble is a University of Hawaii Professor Emeritus.  He has taught a wide variety of courses, including introduction to the visual arts, art history, photography, drawing, color and design. In 1969 he was awarded a UH Excellence in Teaching Award and in 1975 was selected for listing in Outstanding Educators of America.  He has exhibited paintings, photographs and sculpture since the early sixties.  After 30 years of teaching, he retired from the University to further his own art and to help the arts become a catalyst for effective public education.  He is the original author of Artforms–an introduction to the visual arts, used by approximately 300 colleges and universities nation-wide now in its 11th edition.
  • R.W. “Rollo” Scheurenbrand, Oahu Luthier began his woodworking career in the mid-70s as a carpenter. From there he moved on to cabinetry, furniture building, woodturning and eventually found what has become his passion — building stringed instruments. Working with Hawai‘i grown woods and other tonewoods, Rollo creates one of a kind instruments emphasizing tonal characteristics, playability, craftsmanship and aesthetics. He first entered Hawaii’s Woodshow in 2002. He is now in the Career Recognition category after having won awards including Artists’ Choice and Best in Show.  He hand builds custom acoustic steel string guitars and ukuleles full time in his Kailua shop. Learn more here.

2016 Hawaii’s Woodshow Sponsors

Kamehameha Schools

DLNR Division of Forestry & Wildlife
Hawai‘i Forest Institute
Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts
Woodcraft Hawai’i

Tusher Architectural Group

Akamai Glass Company
Bubbies Ice Cream
C. Barton Potter
Gregg Smith-Wood Turner
Ron Kent
Scheurenbrand Guitars
Shaun Fleming-Wooden Touches, LLC
Thomas Loudat
WhiteSpace Architects, Inc.


Jurors selected for 2016 Hawaii’s Woodshow


Kyle Metcalf video of 2016 Hawaii’s Wooshow

Kyle Medcalf video of 2015 Hawaii’s Woodshow

The Polynesian Polymath Hana Hou August_September 2016

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