Miniature Room Exhibition In Beautiful, Castine, Maine - June 14 - 19

Each year the IGMA, International Guild of Miniature Artisans, meets in Castine, Maine to conduct a series of workshops and share techniques.  During the week the Guild organizes an exhibit of the works of the participants. These works will range from detailed miniature reproductions of period furniture, silver, paintings and flower arrangements to large room boxes. This year Robert Off will participate by displaying his room box “Balanced Simplicity” - Shaker Rooms.  Robert Off  stated “ I am looking forward to participating in this event. Each summer the Workshops at Castine attract the most gifted and enthusiastic miniaturists in the world and I can’t wait to get involved.

All Stars

  • Ruth McChesney

    Ruth created and oversaw the creation of numerous museum quality miniature rooms and was a very talented artisan herself,  specializing in needlework. She lived in Pittsburgh and worked closely with Dick Smith an interior designer and miniature painter. Her rooms are in the permanent collections several museums including the Carnegie Museum of Art , Winterthur, the Westmorland Art Museum, The American Museum in Britain and many others.

    • Kaye Browning

      Kaye is an avid collector of miniatures, and currently serves as the Miniature Curator at the Kentucky Gateway Museum Center located in Maysville,  Kentucky, which is  just outside of Cincinnati, Ohio. The museum collection contains evidence of her many years of astute collecting and collaboration with many of the best artisans in the world. The museum collection includes miniature e rooms and furniture from the finest artisans in the  world including Kevin Mulvany, Susie Rogers, the Kupjack Studios and William Robertson, who also designed the installation.