Milwaukee, WI

September 15th 2017 – September 17th 2017

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12th Annual Show – Sept. 15-17, 2017 at Hart Park – Wauwatosa, WI

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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

It is easily accessible to all areas of Wisconsin, Chicago, and may places in between and beyond. Drop off/pick up circle, free parking.

 

2016 Special Exhibitor: Master Bedroom Master Plan for Healthy Living!

Most people don’t realize that the building materials in the average home emit thousands of chemicals that can wreak havoc on your ability to maintain a healthy environment. The Green Design Center will show you several products, materials and methods to create a healthy haven for you and your family. From wall treatments and flooring to furniture and air purifiers, they will demonstrate the how-tos and answer questions you have about your own healthy remodeling projects. Learn some tips and tricks that will make it easier to achieve a healthy living.

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Friday night is “DATE NIGHT” at the show!

Dinner and a show….the Fine Furnishings Show! A quick bite before or a long leisurely dinner after, you decide. It is Friday night – let’s celebrate. First dibs on items for sale. Help us kick off the show!

 

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  • See “New Product Debuts” and winners of the Best in Show Awards
  • Buy off the show floor from new, returning and student exhibitors
  • Discover new artists and craftsmen not at other shows
  • Find accessories & gifts for you and/or those on your gift list
  • Experience demonstrations, presentations and more.
  • Win door prizes!

 


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.

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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

Scathain
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

Beepods
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

Hart Park is a few blocks from the village of Wauwatosa which has shops, restaurants, galleries, pubs, stores and and so much more.

For more information:

www.VisitMilwaukee.org/Wauwatosa       www.WauwatosaVillage.org      www.TosaFarmersMarket.com

TRANSPORTATION: Wauwatosa is easily accessible by CAR, PLANE, TRAIN & EVEN FERRY!

  • CAR: 7300 Chestnut St, Wauwatosa, WI      www.mapquest.com
  • NOTE 2 ENTRANCES to the Park: intersection of W State St/N 72nd St and Chestnut St/N 70th St
  • PLANE: General Mitchell International Airport  www.mitchellairport.com
  • TRAIN: Amtrak  www.amtrakhiawatha.com With easy access, spacious seating and 7 ROUND-TRIPS DAILY (6 on Sunday), you’re free to do what you want on Amtrak Hiawatha with convenient service between Milwaukee and Chicago.
  • FERRY: Lake Express www.lake-express.com between Muskegon, MI & Milwaukee, WI

HOST HOTEL with a ROOM BLOCK for exhibitors and attendees!                                                       

CROWNE PLAZA MILWAUKEE 10499 Innovation Dr, Wauwatosa, WI 53226   *$129 plus tax/night
– directly contact the in-house reservations department at 414-389-8563 Monday-Friday 8am-3pm
– OR click on the direct link www.crowneplazamilwaukee.com

LOCAL INFO & DINING: www.wauwatosa.net

ACROSS FROM HART PARK:
Across from Main entrance: Lef’s Lucky Town Bar & Restaurant
Across from East entrance: Walgreens – UPS – Dry cleaners – Metcalfe’s/Sentry grocery store – Applebees
Between the two entrances: Outpost, Pick ‘N Save, PNC Bank

A FEW BLOCKS FROM HART PARK:
Starbucks, Qdoba, Panda Hut, Breadsmith, Baskin Robbins, Little Read Bookstore, more!

  • A FEW WAUWATOSA RESTAURANTS – some close to the show
  • Café Bavaria (German) 7700 Harwood Ave
  • Il Mito (Medriatic) 6913 W. North Ave – $$$
  • Firefly Urban Bar & Grill (Amer) 7754 Harwood Ave – $$
  • Pizzaria Piccola – 7606 W. State St – $$
  • Taqueria El Fogoncito (Mexican) 10425 W. North Ave – $-$$$
  • Open Hearth – American – 2930 N. 117th St – $$$$
  • Mo’s Irish Pub – 10842 W. Blue Mound Rd – $$-$$$$
  • Le Reve – French Bistro/Bakery – 7610 Harwood Ave – $$-$$$$
  • One Way Café & Gallery – 1427 Underwood Ave – $$
  • Ristorante Bartolotta – Authentic Italian – 7616 W. State St – $$$$
  • Balistreri’s Italian-American Ristorante (Italian) 812 N. 68th St – $$-$$$$

With so much to see and do in Milwaukee during the show, you should plan to SPEND THE WEEKEND!

www.VisitMilwaukee.org

Downtown Milwaukee has recently undergone a lively revitalization. If you have not visited recently, you might be surprised to find much to enjoy. Most are within walking distance of the show. Here are a few suggestions:

RiverWalk, adjacent to the Milwaukee River boasts more than a dozen blocks of cobblestone paving that connects restaurants, pubs, shops and attractions into one lovely pedestrian stroll.

Historic Third Ward, Milwaukee’s oldest center of commerce, comprised of 70 buildings in 10 square blocks, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Grand old buildings have been revamped into the city’s hub of entertainment, arts, and high-end shopping.

The 20-plus vendors at the Milwaukee Public Market attract customers with their locally produced and farmed foods.

With its elegant swooping white wings, the Santiago Calatrava designed addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum on the Lake Michigan waterfront has garnered worldwide attention. “Architourists” find that there’s some pretty neat stuff in the museum, too including works by Georgia O’Keeffe, Winslow Homer, and Pablo Picasso.

Discovery World, a 120,000 square foot science and technology museum that just opened up on the waterfront earlier this year houses some 200 interactive exhibitors.

Milwaukee Art Museum
Racine Art Museum
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Museum of Beer & Brewing
House of Harley-Davidson
Historic Third Ward – Galleries, shops
Historic Village of Wauwatosa