Board of Directors
Junette Dahmen
Junette Dahmen
Junette and her husband Steve donated their barn and its surrounding wheel fence to the Uniontown community in 2004.  Steve built the fence of more than 1000 wheels and Junette is a noted watercolor collage artist.  As a tribute to their artistic skills, the property has become Artisans at the Dahmen Barn.  Junette enjoys participating on the Board and all the happenings at the Barn.
Gene Dixon
Gene Dixon
Born at Pomeroy and lived and worked there until his "neighbors and friends” requested that he report for duty with the U. S. Army.  After being honorably discharged from the Army he attended Washington State College, graduating in 1957.  He worked for Uniontown Co-Op Assn. and eventually became its manager.  Gene has documented the transformation of the Dahmen Barn into the creativity center it is today using his photography skills.

Joanne Druffel
Joanne Druffel
Joanne Druffel was raised on a wheat and cattle ranch on the breaks of the Snake River, south of Lewiston. She and her husband, Lee, farm on the Palouse and Tammany regions. They raised three wonderful sons, all involved with agricultural companies. After living near New Orleans for a few years, she grew to love the arts. She currently serves on the board for the Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, the Columbia Plateau Producers Board (Shepherd’s Grain) and is very involved with her family, community, and church.  
Julie Hartwig
Julie Hartwig
Julie Grew up just south of Uniontown and she returned back to Uniontown to open the retail outlet at the barn. She has been at the Barn since 2006. Julie has been curating the exhibits at the barn since 2007 when the barn opened the Hay loft Gallery, which host a new artist every month.
Before opening The Shop at The Barn she managed the Lewis Clark State College Museum Store for eight years. She is also an experienced journeyman baker and when she has spare time she also teaches cake decorating classes for our culinary art program.
Ann Marra
Ann Marra
Ann was born and raised in Pullman. After graduating from WSU with a degree in graphic design, she enjoyed a nearly 30-year career in Portland, OR as the owner of her own design company. She served on the board of Contemporary Crafts Gallery, and on the advisory boards for Sitka Center for Art and Ecology and the graphic design department at Mt. Hood Community College. She also taught graphic design at Pacific Northwest College of Art. Ann and her husband, artist Timothy Ely, returned to the Palouse in 2001 and now work from studios in their historic home in Colfax. She believes that the arts are a vital part of community life.
Mary McGregor
Mary McGregor
Mary has enjoyed crafts since her childhood in rural eastern Washington. She knits, crochets, sews, felts and cooks for fun. Mary is delighted to volunteer for a fine group of Artisans at the Dahmen Barn.
Heather Stout
Heather Stout
Heather is a retired librarian whose career focus was early literacy and youth services. She has a BA in Art/Design and a MLS from University of Arizona. Heather’s interest in the arts and literature includes serving on numerous book award committees from being a founding member of the regional Everybody Reads committee as well as serving on the national ALA Youth awards. Her love of stories continues as she maintains her affiliation and volunteer work with the library community. She also currently serves on the Washington Idaho Symphony Board of Directors. Heather lives with her husband Dan on a farm/ranch outside of Genesee, Idaho. She dabbles in photography, tries to keep up with her endless scrapbooking endeavors, loves all things historic and has two adult daughters, both graduates of the University of Idaho.


BOARD OF
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The Barn

BARN & SHOP HOURS:  Thursday through Sunday 10 am to 6 pm.
CLOSED: New Year's Day, Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


 
 
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