FS15 Programming Grid

Time Friday Saturday
10:00-10:15 Symposium Welcome Morning Address / House Keeping
10:15-10:45 Could the “Next Industrial Revolution” be about Studio Furniture?

Shopbot/Ted Hall
10:45-11:15 Public Art: An Opportunity for Furniture Makers

Panel Discussion with Constance Y. White, Toni Sikes, & Craig Nutt as moderator
11:30-12:15 The Myth of the Handmade Object

Brian Boggs
Walking the Tightrope

Craig Nutt
Sassoville, Where Art and Life Merge

Paul Sasso Artist Presentation
1:30-2:45 On History, Memory, and Curriculum

Paul Henry
Randy Shull Artist Presentation

Randy Shull
The Development of A. Jacob Marks and the Skram Furniture Company

A. Jacob Marks
ZEN CHAIR: A Travelogue On Chair Making in Kawaguchiko, Japan

Bryan Geary
3:00-3:50 Changing Notions of Home

Ashley Jameson Eriksmoen
In Bounds: Making and Collaborating From Love and Light

Brent Skidmore
The Final Touch: Perspectives on Surface Embellishment

Panel discussion w/ Kimberly Winkle, Katie Hudnall, Joshua Almond & Nick DeFord as moderator
Finding Home: Restoring an Iconic Landmark

Rolf Hoeg
4:00-5:00 Head to ShopBot for BBQ. Bringing it HOME: from Objects to Exhibition

Susie J. Silbert & Anna Walker
Capturing and Maintaining Creativity and Innovation in the Community

Nancy Gottovi


Evening Events
Thursday Evening
Kickoff Party - 6pm, game starts at 7pm
Enjoy a Durham Bulls baseball game vs. the Toldedo Mud Hens. The party will take place on a private party deck along with a delectable buffet and libations.
Join us from 6pm - 10pm. Game starts 7:05pm.
Friday Evening
ShopBot BBQ - 5pm
Be ShopBot’s guest as they open their doors to FS members only with walking tours of their facility, a BBQ, and fun activities planned that include CNC sample projects and an obstacle course!
Free shuttle service to/from ATC is included.
Saturday Evening
HOME Exhibition Reception & Silent Auction - 5pm

Hosted by the Furniture Society with help from Rockler at American Tobacco’s
Crowe Gallery.
Open to the Public