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Category: Art Dolls

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Here are the articles about art dolls and doll artists from DOLLS magazine. Learn more about how to create art dolls, the tools to create doll art, read feature articles about doll artists, and see the newest art dolls.

Cindee Moyer Makes Her Mark in Multiple Careers

Before she became a full-time doll artist, Cindee Moyer was a human resources manager for a manufacturing company in Iowa for 15 years. One of her accomplishments she’s most proud of was integrating refugees into the company’s workforce. At the time, Iowa was processing large numbers of refugees from Bosnia, Vietnam, and Sudan. “Our company was expanding rapidly, so working with the Bureau of Refugee Services, I was able to hire 30 refugees in the first month — and that was just the beginning,” Moyer said.

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Cast of Characters: Esther Manso Sculpts Heroes, Villains of Time-Honored Tales

A catastrophic illness — one that kept her in a medical facility on a respirator for four months — changed Esther Manso’s life and career path in 2010. At the time, she was married, raising a large family, and had been working as a comptroller for a large Miami car dealership — a job she described as rewarding but stressful. Her 30-year career came to an end with her illness.
“It is hard to believe that because of that, I am now able to enjoy my later years in complete happiness and bliss, doing what I was meant to do and what I love the most,” Manso said. “When I became disabled, I taught myself how to sew and make cloth dolls, until I found polymer clay and fell in love. I love how the clay allows me to express myself easier.”

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Women’s Club of Glen Ridge marks National Doll Day with Figures of Fantasy Exhibit

To celebrate National Doll Day (August 1), the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge will unveil a selection of their newly acquired collection of fine art and commercial dolls in an exhibition entitled Figures of Fantasy, A Collection of Doll Artistry. The exhibition will run from July 30 through August 1, 2021 at the organization’s historic clubhouse in Glen Ridge, New Jersey.

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