Friday, October 16, 2009

National Cloth Doll Challenge

The National Cloth Doll Challenge coordinated by the Mount Vernon Cloth Doll Club has concluded with their final (official) showing at Art Is…You


The winners of the 3-D Cloth Doll Club 2009 Challenge are as follows -

1st Prize Scholarship to Gwen Jackson 

Cedric on the log


2nd Prize Scholarship to Naomi Weston

Father and Daughter

 

3rd  Prize and $100.00 cash prize to Missy Munro  

Awaken


4th . Prize  of $75.00 to Minnie Curry

Aunt Lula at the Beach


5.th Prize of $50.00 to Doris Sutton

Uncle Johnny

The Peoples Choice award with a prize from Doll Makers Journey of a Gift Certificate of $100.00 to Doris Sutton.


We want to thank everyone that helped with the Challenge and congratulate those that  entered  the Challenge.  There is an award ribbon being given to each person for completing the challenge.  This was hard work and a great job was done by everyone.

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# 1

EMBRACE THE CHANGE – By Lucy Freeman

Quilted Mixed Media

From a pattern but with all my own creative style Art Doll

Pattern by Kooki Davis

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#2

EMBRACE THE CHANGE – By Minnie Curry

AUNT LULA GERMANY

Aunt Lula is a sassy senior that loves President Obama.  Health Reform is her newest initiative.  She campaigns at the beach where she volunteers as a lifeguard.  

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#3

YES I CAN  -  THE GRADUATE  - By Barbara Fridie        

Soft cloth art doll

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#4

YES I CAN – By Sylvia Landau

“Oh Yes I Can” an original design of mixed media.  I have been a crafts person for my entire life; sewing led to mosaics, enameling and the creating of gold and silver jewelry.  I studied stone sculpting until I discovered my true love …soft sculpture doll making. 

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#5

EMBRACE THE CHANGE – By Missy Munro

Nadia is an original design.  After a long sleep Nadia, the fairly of hope and change awakens to find a new beginning to embrace.  As she yawns and stretches a hand, it is extended so that others may embrace the change.

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#6

YES I CAN – by Naomi Weston

Father and Daughter at the Presidential Address.             

Mixed Media Art Dolls

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#7

YES I CAN – By Sharon Ray

Ms Eleanor, my first doll made from cloth. Isn’t she dynamic holding her butterfly with her head held up high.  Awaiting her debut, yes I will she says – I can do this.  I am ready to embrace the change.  So move over girls I’ joining the party.

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#8           

YES I CAN – Doris Sutton

Ann is a doll made from Australian Aboriginal Cloth Doll workshop on needle sculpting.  I have advanced my doll making skills.  She is on her way to a party.  Girlfriend is all “dolled up” with her lavender nails to coordinate to her party dress. Oh yes she can Party hardy!

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#9

EMBRACE THE CHANGE – By Naomi Shelnut

African Queen Quilted

The changes in this work of Art reflex how I embrace the change

Quilted Mixed Media Art Doll

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#10

EMBRACE THE CHANGE – By Doris Sutton

Granddaddy AKA Papa John

Granddaddy would always have a story to tell about when he was a little boy and when he was in the Army traveling to foreign countries.

He was a man who was willing to embrace the change in life.

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#11

EMBRACE THE CHANGE – By Gwen Jackson

Cedric is a 200 years old man that  is the results of a needle sculpture cloth doll workshop.  He sits on the log of life enjoying the changes he has embraced.

1 comment:

  1. I shoulda won ;-). No I wasn't there. Good work ya'll.

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