MILWAUKEE, WI – The Fine Furnishings & Fine Craft Show — Milwaukee recently completed its third run and announced the winners of the best-of-show awards. The exhibition, which took place Sept. 27-28 at the Midwest Airlines Center, presented handcrafted work of artisans from across North America. Judges for the best in show awards included Rob Bundy, editor of Milwaukee Home & Fine Living magazine, plus ASID designers Hollie Schick and Sandy Weber.

“There was such an amazing selection of work that our judges took nearly a full day to evaluate every piece of furniture, accessory, fine art and craft at the show. In the end they chose truly magnificent handcrafted pieces as best in show,” said Karla Little, owner and producer of the show.

The winners include:

  • Justin Kauffman of Kauffman Fine Furniture, Pendleton, IN — Best Traditional Furniture Body of Work
  • Michael Doerr of Michael Doerr Woodworking, Sturgeon Bay, WI — Best Contemporary Furniture Body of Work
  • Greg Kirby of Kowata Tree, Milwaukee, WI — Best Contemporary Piece of Furniture
  • Gary Keener of G. Keener & Co., New Carlisle, OH — Best Traditional Piece of Furniture


The Fourth Annual Fine Furnishings Milwaukee Show be held at the Midwest Airlines Center on Sept. 26-27, 2009. Read more.

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