Each year, the Show brings together more than 100 U.S. and international artisans and dealers, including a number of I.G.M.A. Artisans and Fellows. They offer collectors unique, well-crafted 1-inch, 1/2-inch, and 1/4-inch scale miniatures from around the world.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

2015 Good Sam Furniture Dealers

Several ever-so-talented furniture artisans attending this year's show were featured in the August 2015 issue of American Miniaturist magazine. The Furniture Gallery gives a taste of the exciting variety of 1:12 scale furniture styles available at this year's show. Inspiration abounds for new and existing projects. 

Reminder: Click on any photo and it will enlarge. Use the search feature (at upper left) to enter an artisan's name and find earlier posts featuring his/her work.

Scene with hand-painted and upholstered sleigh bed and bench by IGMA Artisan Bluette Meloney. Cover of American Miniaturist magazine (August 2015, Issue #148).
 Pair of Gilt parlor chairs with hand-painted fabric. Faux black bamboo lacquer/gold gilt coffee table and side table with hand-painted antique cameos by Bluette. Email: jack.meloney@gmail.com. Web: http://bluettemeloney.com
Hand-painted Trompe L'Oeil style screen by Natasha Beshenkovsky, Natasha Fine Miniatures. Email: NatMin@aol.com. Web: http://www.NatashaMiniatures.com
Custom table and stools for a piano fix-it shop by Ken Byers, Shaker Works West.
Silk Tuffet, child's mannequin and dolly bed and photo by Valerie Ann Casson, France.
Colorful dolly beds in quarter-scale by Valerie Ann Casson. Email: valcasson@gmail.com. Web: http://www.valeriecasson.com
Marquetry occasional table by Layne Halliday Fine Furniture.

Small folding pump organ by Layne Halliday Fine Furniture. Email: layne@laynesfineminiatures.com. Web: http://www.laynesfineminiatures.com
Stickley walnut dining set by Lars Mikkelsen, Built in Wood. Inspired by the work of Gustav Stickley.  Email: buildinwood@gmail.com. Web: https://www.etsy.com/shop/builtinwood
French daybed in silk taffeta and raspberry toile, with antique petit point pillows by Maritza Moran, Maritza's Miniatures. Email: maritzaminis@gmail.com. Web: http://www.maritzaminiatures.com
Russian (18/19th century) large painted and carved sleigh with scenes and classical figures by IGMA Artisan Cristina Noriega, Spain.
Bench made out of burl wood. Replica of one Cristina saw in a contemporary gallery of art in Paris. Email: noriegacris005@gmail.com. Web: http://www.cristinanoriega.com
Empire sofa upholstered in woven silk by Wilson Santiago, Dollhouse Linens & More.
Hand-painted Victorian bed with silk duvet, embroidered floral pillows, and lace bed skirt.
Demilune Table with Hepplewhite Chair by IGMA Fellow Ferd Sobol. Email: ferd@soboleditions.com. Web: http://www.soboleditions.com
Two round slipper chairs with a round table by IGMA Fellow Nancy Summers, Summerville Miniature Workshop. Email: nssummers@myninestar.net. Web: http://www.summervilleminiatureworkshop.com
Tall book cased curio cabinet filled with Curiosities and Oddities. Always innovative, this year, the Teppers are doing a line of "Curiosities and Oddities."
Grouping from the new Western Collection of the Teppers. Email: info@rainbowhandandkathy.com. Web: http://www.rainbowhandandkathy.com
Original Deco furniture and Light Sculpture with LED light source by Peter Tucker, Roomboxes Etc., Canada. Bronze sculpture by Neil Carter, England.
Classic Gerrit Rietveld 1917 Red Blue Chair. Email: peter@roomboxes.com. Web: http://www.roomboxes.com

To order a copy of the August 2015 issue of American Miniaturist magazine, phone Toll Free: 1-866-606-6587 or email: info@americanminiaturist.com

For more information on the 2015 Good Sam Show, Friday Workshops, and Monday Academy Classes go to http://goodsamshowcase.miniature.net/

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