|Shortly after completing a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Degree from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design (1967),Robert Holden helped a friend build a wooden sixty-foot schooner and therein began his love affair with wood. Although self-taught, Robert has acquired an expansive knowledge of the history, design and creation of wooden art forms including hand carving, sculptural and classical design, and restoration work.
Robert has been featured in a variety of national and international publications and has gained notoriety regarding prop design and creation for several television series. His innovation and talent have garnered him numerous state and Mainland awards. His ability to design and create wood pieces that are regional in nature, yet universal in appeal stems from his dedication to keeping the art of hand carved wooden creations alive.
Big Island Studio - Hawai'i