contact name: Whittle Works - der Holz Kunst Laden
phone: (218) 475-2210
fax: (218) 475-2210
4449 East Highway 61
Grand Marais MN 55604
open to public: yes
hours: Memorial Day weekend -December 31, 10-6 Tues-Sat. Noon to 4 Sun. By appointment only in the off-season.
4449 East Hwy 61
Grand Marais MN 55604-2317
Josef has worked as a commercial artist, fine artist and photographer. He gained notoriety in the 70ís as a luthier making Baroque musical stringed instruments. In 1987 he redirected his focus to German toy making which he teaches at the North House Folk School in Grand Marais, MN and in his own studios in Hovland, MN.
Many regional, national and international awards
Numerous newspaper and magazine articles both locally and nationally. WCCO TV in '98 and KSTP TV in '00. Last television appearance was with 'On The Road - Jason Davis' and A&E on satillite.
Country of Citizenship:
November 6, 1948
Grand Marais, MN