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2009 Artist TOBY Industry's Choice Award Winners
Author: teddygirl | Tuesday February 03, 2009


Here are the 2008 TOBY Industry’s Choice Award Winners. The TOBY Awards are brought to you by Teddy Bear and Friends magazine. Remember to cast your vote for the Public's Choice Winners.

Congratulations!

Miniature Artist Bear, Dressed
Lilacs -Lisa Madsen, Madsen Miniatures
Grace - Samantha Potter, Mary Myrtle Miniatures
Eloise- Karen Alderson
Little Bears in Love - Natascha Sabo, Little Bears by Natascha Sabo
Polka Dot - Michelle Lamb, One & Only Bears

Miniature Artist Bear, Undressed
Pansy and Rosebud, The Panda Sisters - Donna Griffin, Donna and the Bears
Zachary - Samantha Potter, Mary Myrtle Miniatures
Milo, Katherine Hallam, Katie Rae Bears
Autumn and Leaf - Alexandra Hertel, Ah-ha Baren
Wilbaerle, Natascha Sabo, Little Bears by Natascha Sabo

Small Artist Bear, Dressed
Nymph of Tree - Eun-Sook Ma
Marcula - Silvia Gilles
Oracle Jones - Armella Dana, Bears by Armella
Pinocchio - Anna Koetse
My Mother - Min Kyunct Kim

Small Artist Bear, Undressed
Red Rose Bear - Kaeko Hayashido
Opal - Yvonne Andrew, Bebbin Bears
Milk - Yoko Nakayama, Sunoa Land
Webster - Larraine White
Bennie - Wanda Carson, Carson Creations

Large Artist Bear, Dressed
Sierra Meadows - Lisa Rosenbaum, Oz Matilda Bear Co
Hyan - Pak Yeun-Hee, Y & Y Teddy
Captain Zinfangar - Melissa Zemeski, Attic Heirlom Treasures
Do You Hear What I Hear? - Judi Paul, Luxembears
Frank - Aiko Kawamoto, Alco Bears

Large Artist Bear, Undressed
Flora Belle - Yvonne Andrew, Bebbin Bears
Humphrey - Michelle Lamb, One & Only Bears
Dove - Dina Kriege, Jody Bears
Bubbele - Karin De Lorenzo
Garrick the Grizzly - Kelly Dean and Company

Artist Vignette
Be Friends? Yes We Can!!! - Karin De Lorenzo
Ari and Sam in ... Spring Break at the Tiki Hut - Susan Scheradella, Lemon Wolf Bears
Old Toy Store Display - Karen Hammontree, Brady Bears Studio
Celebration - Bev White, Happy Tymes Collectibles
Baby Sitting - Heike Buchner, Sunshine-Teddy's

Artist Friends
Aeetos & Leu Kos (Eaglets & Nest) Krista Griffiths, K Pawz Creations
Cat and the Fiddle - Karen Lyons, KJ Lyons
Meercat Family - Park Yuk Oae, Buccana Bear
Tigerchild Titan - Karin De Lorenzo
Bakeri - Mary Lou Foley, Bayside Bears

Artist Creation, Nontraditional Materials
Jacob & Lulu - Joanne Livingston, Desertmountainbear
Minnie & Mooch - Carol Thompson, Thymeless Treasures
Elf - Berta Hansen-Minto
Jackson - Pam Kinser, The Bear Maker
Hare Raising -Kelly Graham, Ted E. Graham Originals


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