Kettle Karvers
Serving Woodcarvers in East Central Wisconsin

2023 Artistry in Wood Woodcarving Show

Kettle Karvers hosted there 30th woodcarving show and competition, Artistry in Wood, on Sunday April 23, 2023. This was the first post pandemic show since the last show that we held in April 2019. The event was held for the first time at the Emil Masey Hall.
It was a beautiful day and the attendance was very good. The club was very happy with the venue and will likely use it next year.

Click Here to view the results of this year's competition.


The featured carver was Jim Rooker of Sheboygan Falls. Jim has been associated with the club for many years. In fact, his father was one of the founding members. Jim has served 2 terms as president of the club. He is a student of caricature artist Rich Wetherbee.

This training has really paid off for Jim since he won best of show for his rendition of a frontiersman. Please view a larger picture of this carving along with his 2 other excellant carvings in the link above.

View these past show Results: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015