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
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.
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:
Hunt & Noyer Woodworks - Detroit, MI
- Student Award – Furniture
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD)
- WDCC Fine Craftsmanship Award
A Makers Knack - Fort Atkinson, WI