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2011 TOBY Industry Choice Winners
Author: teddygirl | Tuesday January 18, 2011


Here are the 2011 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

* Bonbon – Karen Alderson
* Martino – Annalisa Taddei
* Tuffy & Alessia – Masako Kitao
* Lulu Bugaloo – Lisa Madsen
* Mr. Bean – Yuen Hee Park

Small Artist Bear, Dressed

* Ben – Susan Donaj
* Anna – Denise Purrington
* Harmony – Harumi Kajihara
* Na Ben du Butterfly – Mireille Begijn
* Barnaby – Zhanna Rassi

Small Artist Bear, Undressed

* Romeo – Britta Helberg
* Sugar – Jane Monroe
* Steam Punk Clown – Berta Hensen-Minten
* Lonesome – Paula Carter
* Livvy – Cheryl Hutchinson

Large Artist Bear, Dressed

* S. S. Sailor – Laura Sanchez and Steve Shutt
* Hatta – Denise Purrington
* Bella – Patricia Bierer
* Bethany – Michele Seraphim
* Bolero – Michelle Lamb

Large Artist Bear, Undressed

* Yoshi – Cindy Cherry
* Butterscotch – Charlene Draeger
* Huey – Yvonne Andrew
* Cory – Kim Russell
* Serenity – Michelle Lamb

Artist Set or Vignette

* Let’s Play – Aiko Kawamoto
* Circus Scene – Dagmar Seibel
* Polar Pals, Fishin’ the Tundra – Ron & Kristy Northman
* Over the Stars and Through the Clouds To Dreamland We Go – Terry Antolick
* Family Bliss – Karin De Lorenzo

Small Artist “Friends”

* Lettice – Jenny Johnson
* Milo, Yorkshire Terrier Puppy – Krista Griffiths
* Suzette – Cindy Cherry
* A Dashing Fellow – Shelly Allison
* Silvermoon (Raindeer) – Jutta Michels

Large Artist “Friends”

* Queen Sakura – Miyuki Sugimoto
* Giovanna – Diana Seifert
* Bella, Hairless Sphynx Cat – Krista Griffiths
* Chaucer, A Young Tiger – Karen Lyons
* Welcome to Wonderland – Masae Hamagami

Artist Creation, Nontraditional Materials

* Leonardo – Kelly Graham
* Boo Boo – Cinda Peterson
* King of Flowers – Gloria Chan
* Snow Queen, Lidinija – Ina Smirnova
* Rambo – Patricia Bierer

Small Manufactured Bear

* Alice in Wonderland – Hermann-Spielwaren
* Flo & Crow – Bearington Collection
* Taylor & Trott – Bearington Collection
* Shaggy, The Artist Bear – Steiff

Large Manufactured Bear

* 17th Sonneberg Museum’s Bear 2010 – Hermann-Spielwaren
* Butterfly Orchid – Hermann-Spielwaren
* Giant Papa Jingles – Bearington Collection
* Memories, The Marianne Steiff Meisel Bear – Steiff

Manufactured “Friends”

* Giant Bell V. Deer – Bearington Collection
* Baby Babu – Ashton-Drake Galleries
* Gabriela, The Springtime Bunny – Steiff


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