January 21, 2010

2010 TOBY's Industry Choice winners

2010 industry

Last Saturday, the Crossroads Doll and Teddy Show in San Diego saw the announcement of the 2010 TOBY Industry Choice nominees. Here are the talented, and lucky, nominees:

Miniature Artist Bear

JoJo Michelle Lamb, One & Only Bears

Cuddle Byunghwa Ahn, ansbear

Bonds of Love Erika Knirsch, Crunchy Bears

Sleepy Bear Cub "Tiramisu" Kumiko & Masaru Nakano, Ma'Sal Creations

Giddy Up Katherine Hallam, Katie Rae Bears


Small Artist Bear, Dressed

Little Coconut, Forgotten Angel Series Tami Lahey, Dolls N Dreams

Calin Denise Purrington, Out of the Forest Bears

Pfeifer The Patriot Ron & Kristy Northman, Captain Rons Bears

Lilly Robert Formon, Bear Hearts

Celestina Jenny Johnson, Three OClock Bears


Small Artist Bear, Undressed

Grizwald Denise Purrington, Out of the Forest Bears

Cassey Linda Joan Chiasson, Bear in Mind Collectibles

Snezhana -- Ina Smirnova

Moses Annei Leung, Merry Bears by Annei Leung

Flurry Cindy Cherry, CC Bears Australia


Large Artist Bear, Dressed

Katarina Michelle Lamb, One & Only Bears

Peter Lori Simon, Furbearsake

Little Red Riding Hood Harumi Kajihara

Miss Emmaline Karen Brady Hammontree, Brady Bears Studio

Diago Kim Russell, Russel Bears


Large Artist Bear, Undressed

Mira Britta Helberg

Teddy Linda Joan Chiasson, Bear in Mind Collectibles

Knutely Karin De Lorenzo

Neopolitan Helen Gleeson, Bare Cub Designs

Radcliff Lori Simon, Furbearsake


Artist Set or Vignette

Thomas' Big Present Karen Lyons, K.J. Lyons Design

My Best Friend Stinky Petra Schöpe, Heartbear

Cuddles - Aiko Kawamoto, Aiko Bear

Guardians of the Flock - Carol Thompson, Thymeless Treasures

We Are Family Britta Helberg


Small Artist Friends

Belle Jutta Michels, Mic Bären und Hasen

Gina Silvia Gilles, Gilles Baeren

The Squire Shelly Allison, The Rabbit Maker

Diego Krista Griffiths, Pawz Creations

Gosling Cindy Malchoff, My Apple Tree


Large Artist Friends

Ferdinand Michelle Lamb, One & Only Bears

The White Warrior Gordon & Peggy Hayes, Unicorn

The Stray Karen Lyons, K.J. Lyons Design

Racker Karin De Lorenzo

Charlie Krista Griffiths, Pawz Creations


Artist Creation, Nontraditional Materials

Phinneus Kelly Graham, Ted E. Graham Originals

Bottles & Bugs Glenda Rolle

The Last Dragon Gordon & Peggy Hayes, Unicorn

Sugar Sue Peterson

James Carol Thompson, Thymeless Treasures


Small Manufactured Bear

Beefeater Hermann-Spielwaren GmbH

Tea House Keeper Gloria Chan

Alexandra The Butterfly Bear Steiff North America

Elf Bear Ganz

Holly N. Ivy The Bearington Collection


Large Manufactured Bear

Wiesenwirt "O'zapft is" Oktoberfest Hermann-Spielwaren GmbH

Sonneberg Museums Bear 2009 Hermann-Spielwaren GmbH

Prince, The Trademark Bear Steiff North America

Giant Nicholas Northpole The Bearington Collection

Lots of Love Ladybug The Bearington Collection


Manufactured Friends

The First Dog, White House Series Hermann-Spielwaren GmbH

Gloria The Springtime Bunny Steiff North America

Fifi The Bearington Collection

Piggywinkle Toeshoes The Bearington Collection



Best of luck to all :o)


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