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ADAA 2015 Faculty Profile: Myriam Powell

I met Myriam through an ADAA 2013 Faculty member:  Michelle Lynch.  Myriam became a vendor at ADAA that year and her dolls were so eye-catching and had such a sweet but creepy aesthetic that we started talking about her becoming

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ADAA 2015 Faculty Profile: Donna Moore

Donna Moore is a very talented sculptor who works primarily in clay but has dabbled in gourds as well.  This is not Donna’s first ADAA!  She has attended the previous retreats as a student, but this will be her first

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ADAA 2015 Faculty Profile: Paula McGee

I first discovered Paula’s dolls on Face Book.  Her pieces have a distinctive, detailed and ornate style.  I reached out to her and asked her if she would submit to teach at ADAA 2015 and was thrilled when she accepted! 

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ADAA 2015 Faculty Profile: Joyce Cloutman

Joyce and I are members of the same doll club, The Central Texas Art Doll Sculptors, and I’ve admired her whimsical, “twinkle-in-her-eye” ornery style from the beginning.  The first ADAA in 2011, I pressured Joyce to put some of her

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ADAA 2015 Faculty Profile: Kat Lees

I first ran across Kat on Face Book when I joined the Cloth Doll Artistry group.  Kat is a prolific artist and the part owner and moderator, along with her friend Connie Johnson, of the online doll club Cloth Doll

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ADAA 2015 Faculty Profile: Fran Parrigan-Meehan

I’ve known Fran for a long time and she has been a teacher at previous ADAA retreats.  Fran has such a warm, bubbly personality and is such a generous teacher!  She is a pattern designer, a teacher, and has been

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ADAA 2015 Faculty Profile: Michelle Lord

All Dolls Are Art is pleased to have Michelle Lord as a new to us teacher in 2015!  Michelle started making dolls after discovering a cloth doll book in 2006 and has had the pleasure of being first a student

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All Dolls Are Art 2015 Class Lineup

It’s October 15th and that means it’s time to announce the ADAA 2015 instructors and classes!  I am very pleased to introduce the 2015 Faculty:  Joyce Cloutman, Kat Lees, Michelle Lord, Fran Parrigan-Meehan, Donna Moore, Myriam Powell and Peggy Wilson. 

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ADAA 2014 Faculty Profile: Ellen Kelsey

I met Ellen when she came to All Dolls Are Art 2012.  She thrilled participants with her table favor dolls and with some encouragement she agreed to submit a proposal to teach last year.  She had another hit with her

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ADAA 2014 Faculty Profile: Myriam Powell

I met Myriam Powell through ADAA 2013 teacher Michele Lynch.  Her work, which is available for sale in her Etsy shop, is wonderfully whimsical, sweetly gothic, and will be featured in Prims magaxine.  Myriam is teaching a two-day class on

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