About the Artists

RaBo Design is a design team consisting of Julie Rabun and Michael Bobo.

Julie L. Rabun graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in 1991 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Architecture. After working professionally in Architecture, she went on to earn a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Communication from Virginia Commonwealth University. A freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator, Rabun is the Chair of the Art Department at Carson-Newman University, where she also serves as Associate Professor of Art, Graphic Design. Her work has been featured in a number of publications. She regularly works in several disciplines including photography, illustration and graphic design and collaborates on furniture and woodworking designs with Michael.

Michael Bobo graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in 1991 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Industrial Design with a specialization in Furniture Design. He has worked for several residential and commercial design firms in both Virginia and Tennessee. His freelance work includes diverse designs for lamps, tables, clocks, chairs and larger projects such as custom kitchens.