Milwaukee, WI

September 1st 2017 – September 1st 2017

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The Fine Furnishings Show will not be held in Wisconsin in 2017.


2016 Best in Show Winners – left to right: Kyle, John, Michael, Lance. Details below

The show was held  in the Muellner building at HART PARK in Wauwatosa, WI – located at 7300 Chestnut Street with 2 entrances: W State St/N 72nd St and also Chestnut St/N 70th St

2016 Best of Show

We annually judge and present Best in Show awards to our exhibitors to recognize design, craftsmanship, & marketing excellence.

Many thanks to our Best in Show Awards sponsor – Rockler Woodworking & Hardware. Blue ribbons & Rockler gift cards are given to the winners.

rockler logo

The 2016 judges:

Lena Vigna, Curator of Exhibitions at the Racine Art Museum, where she curates and oversees the production and implementation of 10-15 exhibitions a year. Lena has a particular interest in the contemporary fields of adornment, sculpture, fiber and installation.

John Edbauer, owner of Fringe Home Furnishings in Whitefish Bay, received his Bachelor of Science degree in Fine Art and Interior Design at the Univ. of Wisconsin Milwaukee and is a Professional Member of the American Society of Interior Designers.


  • New Product Debut - Furniture
    John McWilliam - new bench
    Scathain - Milwaukee, WI
  • New Product Debut - Accessory
    Michael Lamar - lamp
    Michael Lamar Lighting - Providence, RI
  • New Product Debut - Fine Art / Craft
    Lance Johnson - print & frame
    Lance Thomas Industrial Artwork - New Berlin, WI
  • Marc Harrison Award for Marketing Excellence:
    Kyle Huntoon
    Hunt & Noyer Woodworks - Detroit, MI
  • Student Award – Furniture
    MacKenzie Pankey
    Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD)
  • WDCC Fine Craftsmanship Award
    John Dempsey
    A Makers Knack - Fort Atkinson, WI

Peter Strub

Strub's Woodcrib LLC
Elkhart Lake, WI

Peter Strub Photo

Lance Johnson

Lance Thomas Industrial Artwork
West Allis, WI

Lance Johnson Photo

Fran Rubinstein

Divine Inspirations
Milwaukee, WI

Fran Rubinstein Photo

Lorin Dennis Kinsel

Lorin Kinsel Furniture
Eau Claire, WI

Lorin Dennis Kinsel Photo

Kathleen Enright Boucher

Mukwonago, WI

Kathleen Enright Boucher Photo

John Dempsey

A Makers Knack
Fort Atkinson, WI

John Dempsey Photo

Wendy Butler Berns

Lake Mills, WI

Wendy Butler Berns Photo

Joseph Nelson

Silva Decorus
Waukesha, WI

Joseph Nelson Photo

Bryan Berenson

Bryan T. Berenson Sculptor, LLC
Hartland, WI

Bryan Berenson Photo

Stephanie Nordlin

Stephanie Nordlin Design
Poplar Grove, IL

Stephanie Nordlin Photo

Jim Muench

Jim Muench Furniture Design
Wauwatosa, WI

Jim Muench Photo

Tracy Champagne

Steel Spindles LLC
Greenfield, WI

Tracy Champagne Photo

Drake Stuedemann

Drake Woodworking
Marseilles, IL

Drake Stuedemann Photo

Dan Nauman

Bighorn Forge, Inc.
Kewaskum, WI

Dan Nauman Photo

Paul Pollard

Splintered Finger
Brookfield, WI

Paul Pollard Photo

John McWilliam

Milwaukee, WI

John McWilliam Photo

Michael Lamar

Michael Lamar Lighting
Providence, RI

Michael Lamar Photo

James Pearce

James Pearce
Peoria, IL

James Pearce Photo

Kyle Huntoon

Hunt & Noyer
Detroit, MI

Kyle Huntoon Photo

Jeff Benson

Benson Designs
Green Bay, WI

Jeff Benson Photo

Brad James

Milwaukee, WI

Brad James Photo

Mark Matthews

From The Wood
Black River Falls, WI

Mark Matthews Photo

Patrick Plautz

Patrick J's Imagination
Eagan, MN

Patrick Plautz Photo

August Hoppe

The Urban Wood Lab
Milwaukee, WI

August Hoppe Photo

August Hoppe

Hoppe Tree Service
Milwaukee, WI

August Hoppe Photo

Myron S. Tanner

MST Woodworks, LLC
Lodi, WI

Myron S. Tanner Photo

Mark May

New River Woodworks
Brookfield, WI

Mark May Photo

Judy Levine

Judy Zoelzer Levine, Fiber Art
Bayside, WI

Judy Levine Photo

Margaret Hall

Margaret Hall Designs
Sheboygan, WI

Margaret Hall Photo

Charna Schwartz

EMI Pottery
Plymouth, WI

Charna Schwartz Photo

Jason Lawrence

Contemporary Wood Creations
Sheboygan, WI

Jason Lawrence Photo

Brandan Gauthier

Gauthier Furniture
Two Rivers, WI

Brandan Gauthier Photo

Toney Robertson

Fine Woodworking by Toney
Galveston, IN

Toney Robertson Photo

John Sterr

Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum
Milwaukee, WI

John Sterr Photo

Paul Morrison

The Wood Cycle
Oregon, WI

Paul Morrison Photo

Andy Pace

The Green Design Center
Waukesha, WI

Andy Pace Photo

Paul Zurowski & Bill Hiscott

Sawbridge Studios
Winnetka, IL

Paul Zurowski & Bill Hiscott Photo

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware
Medina, MN

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware Photo

Michael Route

Red Iron Studios
Frederic, WI

Michael Route Photo

Wes Osterbur

Opa’s Custom Woodworking
Elkhorn, WI

Wes Osterbur Photo

Student Work

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD)
Milwaukee, WI

Student Work Photo

Media Sponsor

M: Magazine
Cedarburg, WI

Media Sponsor Photo

Brittany Fitzgerald

LeafFilter North, Inc.
Waukesha, WI

Brittany Fitzgerald Photo

Thomas J. Gallenberg

Gallenberg Studio
White Lake, WI

Thomas J. Gallenberg Photo

Tim Brudnicki

Eau Clair Woodworks
Eau Claire, WI

Tim Brudnicki Photo

Christopher Krauskopf

Classic Woodworking
Louisville, KY

Christopher Krauskopf Photo

John Sterr

Charles Allis Art Museum
Milwaukee, WI

John Sterr Photo

Please visit the listings of our past show exhibitors.