May 1, 2009

2009 Gold Teddy Award nominees

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WooHoo!!  Teddy Bear Review's "Golden Teddy Award" nominations for 2009 have been released....and they go a little something like this:

Individual Artist–Bears
Undressed, 5 inches & under

•    "Mimi" by Donna Griffin, Donna and the Bears
•    "Mocha" by Peta Smart, Wazzabears
•    "Polar" by Tracey Smith
•    "Sleepy Chestnut Bear 'Marrone'" by Kumiko and Masaru Nakano, Ma’Sal Creations
•    "Yin Yang" by Erika Knirsch, Crunchy Bears
•    "Zachary" by Samantha Potter, Mary Myrtle Miniatures

Dressed/Accessorized, 5 inches & under
•    "Grace" by Samantha Potter, Mary Myrtle Miniatures
•    "Maude" by Donna Griffin, Donna and the Bears
•    "Min" by Eun-Sook Ma, Minabear
•    "Miss Majesty" by Ruth Bowman, Flutter-By Bears
•    "Pirouette" by Karen Alderson
•    "Polka Dot" by Michelle Lamb, One&Only Bears

Undressed, over 5 & under 14 inches
•    "Cappuccino" by Heike Buchner, Sunshine-Teddys
•    "Flocke" by Mary Lou Foley, Bayside Bears
•    "Lil Pudge" by Vicky Lougher, Elegant Creations
•    "Minerva" by Michelle Lamb, One&Only Bears
•    "Sugar Bear" by Judi Paul, Luxembears
•    "Tia" by Tammy Wamboldt, Beckoning Bears


Dressed/Accessorized, over 5 & under 14 inches

•    "Baggins" by Laraine White, Rainebears
•    "Bella" by Karen Alderson
•    "Elf" by Berta Hesen-Minten, ThReAdTeDs
•    "Helena" by Vicky Lougher, Elegant Creations
•    "Miss Lillie" by Kim Russell, Russell Bears
•    "Miyabi" by Terumi Yoshikawa, Rose Bear

Undressed, 14 inches & over
•    "Bruno" by Britta Helberg
•    "Daydreamer" by Karin De Lorenzo
•    "Edward Bear" by Tami Eveslage, Tami Eveslage Original Teddy Bears
•    "Jeffrey" by Charlene Draeger, CharBears
•    "Joe" by Aiko Kawamoto, Aico Bear
•    "Spirit Bear (Kermode)" by Sherry Shepardson, Sherr-Bear

Dressed/Accessorized, 14 inches & over
•    "Andre" by Lena Volkova, Teddy Kingdom
•    "Autunno" by Annalisa Taddei, The Tuscany Bear Maker
•    "Captain Zinfangar" by Melissa Zemeski, Heirloom Treasures
•    "Frank" by Aiko Kawamoto, Aico Bear
•    "Hyun" by Park Yeun-Hee, H&Y Teddy
•    "Nymph of Tree" by Eun-Sook Ma, Minabear


Individual Artist–Soft-Sculpture/Plush Animals
•    "Aesop" by Michelle Lamb, One&Only Bears
•    "Bakari" by Mary Lou Foley, Bayside Bears
•    "Holly" by Masako Kitao
•    "Hoppity" by Shelly Allison, The Rabbit Maker by Shelly Allison
•    "Indy" by Judi Paul, Luxembears
•    "Rex (German Shepherd)" by Guenter Dufeu, Dufeu Bear


Individual Artist–Needle-Felted/Sculpted Animals
•    "Jamie & Landon" by Iveta Everte
•    "Lil' Cubkin" by Janine Galante
•    "Mommy I'm Stuck Kitten" by Stephanie Tiongco, Creations by Stevi T.
•    "Olivia & Oliver: Luv Bug Romance" by Marge Wiese
•    "Rembrandt" by Patricia Bierer, Bierer Off the Road Gifts
•    "Roxanne" by Nichole Encinas, Blueberry Creations


Manufacturer–Bears
Undressed or Dressed, 5 inches & under

•    "Biscuit-The Gingerbread Bear" by Steiff North America
•    "Glaciera" from the story The Woodland Bear Saga by Jessica Van Antwerp
•    "Midnight Magic" by Bearington Collection
•    "Sadie Sue" by Goodreau Doll


Undressed, over 5 & under 14 inches
•    "Baby Beauregard" by Bearington Collection
•    "Violet-The Flower Bear" by Steiff North America
•    "Yamato" by Terumi Yoshikawa, Rose Bear (collaborative bear with a Japanese old bag company)
•    "Zhen Zhen" by Gund Inc.

Dressed/Accessorized, over 5 & under 14 inches
•    "Here Comes Santa Claus (Musical)" by Hermann-Spielwaren
•    "Nicolas-The Lucky Bear" by Steiff North America
•    "Noelle, The Christmas Joy Bear" by Danbury Mint
•    "Peppermint Swirl" by Bearington Collection
•    "Scooter" by Goodreau Doll
•    "Tayla" by Settler Bears

Undressed, 14 inches & over
•    "Alexander-The Trademark Bear" by Steiff North America
•    "Beauregard" by Bearington Collection
•    "Cookie" by Bev White, Happy Tymes Collectibles
•    "Gordy" by Gund Inc.
•    "Pedrolino" by Hildegard Günzel, PPM Hildegard Günzel


Dressed/Accessorized, 14 inches & over
•    "Gwendolyn Glitterwings" by Bearington Collectoin
•    "Hagen" by Gund Inc.
•    "Hartley-The Boyds Valentine’s Day Bear" by Danbury Mint (bear licensed through Boyds)
•    "Hilary" by Settler Bears
•    "Old Bavarian Bear" by Hermann-Spielwaren


Manufacturer–Soft-Sculpture/Plush Animals
•    "Doxie" by Bearington Collection
•    "Esmerelda" by Hildegard Günzel, PPM Hildegard Günzel
•    "Fawny" by Gund Inc.
•    "Truffles-Pig on Wheels" by Steiff North America

Tableaux
•    "Cat and the Fiddle" by Karen Lyons, KJ Lyons Design
•    "Gallopin' Grant and His Horse Jeff Davis" by Bev White, Happy Tymes Collectibles
•    "Polar Pals" by Kelly Dean, Kelly Dean and Co.
•    "Polar Santa" by Tami Eveslage, Tami Eveslage Original Teddy Bears
•    "Santa's Little Helper" by Julie Shepherd
•    "Would You Like to Be Our Mom" by Heike Buchner, Sunshine-Teddys


Congratulations, to everyone on the list :o)  I can't wait to see pictures of the bears!!

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

hiya


Just saying hello while I read through the posts


hopefully this is just what im looking for looks like i have a lot to read.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for publishing the article.

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