The Art of Fine Furniture is an exhibit featuring works from local and regional studio furniture makers. The artist’s styles are diverse, ranging from contemporary to traditional, and are inspiring in their execution of design, joinery and craftsmanship. The pieces in the exhibit are heirloom quality, they are made one at a time, most are one of kind, and will be for sale.

Date: June 21st – September 11th 2014
Location: Winona County History Center
Hosted by: Winona County Historical Society

Opening Reception:
Saturday June 21st at 1pm. (Open to the public)

*Due to events at the History Center the Art of Fine Furniture will not be available to view June 28, July 12, August 2, and August 8 & 9.



Please register online or by calling the
Winona History Center at 507-454-2723

• Marquetry and Inlay with Mark Laub.
July 19th, 2014 (Full day)
Register Online
Register by phone: 507-454-2723

• Bent Lamination for curves and Veneer for artful designs in furniture with Jamie Schell.
August 16th, 2014 (Full day)
Register Online
Register by phone: 507-454-2723

• Harvesting, milling and storing wood for studio furniture and art with MN DNR Division of Forestry, the Root River Woodland Council, and Chimney Rock Forestry.
Sept 6th, 2014. (Full day) Located in Money Creek, MN in Houston County.
Register Online
Register by phone: 507-454-2723

• Food for thought evening talk at 7pm with the artist and show curator Jamie Schell about the history of studio furniture. Winona County History Center - Wanek Room.
June 19th, 2014.

• Historical Talk at the Winona County History center. Winona lumber mills and those who worked as early furniture makers.
July 30th, 2014

Drapped Bench
Skip the light fandango by Mark Laub


“He who works with his hands is a laborer.
He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.
He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.”

– Louis Nizer


Jamie Schell www.jamieschell.com
Craig Johnson www.studiotupla.com
Mark Laub www.marklaub.com
Seth Rolland www.sethrolland.com
Richard Helgeson www.richardhelgeson.com
• Dave Munkittrick www.davidmunkittrick.com
John Nesset www.johnnesset.com
Greg Wood www.gregwoodfurniture.com
Tim Gorman www.gormanartanddesign.com
Peter Pestilozzi www.odysseydesignworks.com
Dale Johnson www.dalejohnsonfurniture.com
Jim Frankard

Fine Furniture Show WinonaMahogany Buffet by Craig Johnson

Kukuna Cabinet by Jamie Schell

pondering benchBonsia Table by Dale Johnson

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For more information please contact Jamie Schell at 507.215.4598 or jamie@jamieschell.com


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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation
from the arts & cultural heritage fund.


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