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2009 Golden Teddy Awards PDF Print E-mail
Written by TBR staff   

Golden Teddy Award logoAfter reviewing more than 250 Golden Teddy Award entries, a panel of esteemed judges had the difficult task of narrowing the field down to 82 nominees. The 15 winners were announced at the Golden Teddy Awards reception on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, held in conjunction with the Hunt Valley Christmas/Holiday Show & Sale in Hunt Valley, Md. The pictured winners are listed in bold.

 

Individual Artist–Bears

Undressed, 5 inches & under

mimi
  • “Mimi” by Donna Griffin, Donna and the Bears
  • “Mocha” by Peta Smart, Wazzabears

  • “Polar” by Tracy Smith, Bears by Tracey

  • “Sleepy Chestnut Bear ‘Marrone’” by Kumiko and Masaru Nakano, Ma’Sal Creations

  • “Yin Yang” by Erika Knirsch, Crunchy Bears

  • “Zachary” by Samantha Potter, Mary Myrtle Miniatures

Individual Artist–Bears

Dressed/Accessorized, 5 inches & under

maude

  • “Grace” by Samantha Potter, Mary Myrtle Miniatures

  • “Maude” by Donna Griffin, Donna and the Bears

  • “Min” by Eun-Sook Ma, Minabear

  • “Miss Majesty” by Ruth Bowman, Flutter-By Bears

  • “Pirouette” by Karen Alderson

  • “Polka Dot” by Michelle Lamb, One&Only Bears

Individual Artist–Bears

Undressed, over 5 & under 14 inches

lilpudge

  • “Cappuccino” by Heike Buchner, Sunshine-Teddys

  • “Flocke” by Mary Lou Foley, Bayside Bears

  • “Lil Pudge” by Vicky Lougher, Elegant Creations

  • “Minerva” by Michelle Lamb, One&Only Bears

  • “Sugar Bear” by Judi Paul, Luxembears

  • “Tia” by Tammy Wamboldt, Beckoning Bears

Individual Artist–Bears

Dressed/Accessorized, over 5 & under 14 inches

misslillie
  • “Baggins” by Laraine White, Rainebears

  • “Bella” by Karen Alderson

  • “Elf” by Berta Hesen-Minten, ThReAdTeDs

  • “Helena” by Vicky Lougher, Elegant Creations

  • “Miss Lillie” by Kim Russell, Russell Bears

  • “Miyabi” by Terumi Yoshikawa, Rose Bear

Individual Artist–Bears

Undressed, 14 inches & over

daydreamer
  • “Bruno” by Britta Helberg

  • “Daydreamer” by Karin De Lorenzo

  • “Edward Bear” by Tami Eveslage, Tami Eveslage Original Teddy Bears

  • “Jeffrey” by Charlene Draeger, CharBears

  • “Joe” by Aiko Kawamoto, Aico Bear

  • “Spirit Bear (Kermode)” by Sherry Shepardson, Sherr-Bear

Individual Artist–Bears

Dressed/Accessorized, 14 inches & over

andre
  • “Andre” by Lena Volkova, Teddy Kingdom

  • “Autunno” by Annalisa Taddei, The Tuscany Bear Maker

  • “Captain Zinfangar” by Melissa Zemeski, Heirloom Treasures

  • “Frank” by Aiko Kawamoto, Aico Bear

  • “Hyun” by Park Yeun-Hee, H&Y Teddy

  • “Nymph of Tree” by Eun-Sook Ma, Minabear

Individual Artist–Soft-Sculpture/Plush Animals

rex
  • “Aesop” by Michelle Lamb, One&Only Bears

  • “Bakari” by Mary Lou Foley, Bayside Bears

  • “Holly” by Masako Kitao

  • “Hoppity” by Shelly Allison, The Rabbit Maker by Shelly Allison

  • “Indy” by Judi Paul, Luxembears

  • “Rex (German Shepherd)” by Guenter Dufeu, Dufeu Bear

Individual Artist–Needle-Felted/Sculpted Animals

mommyimstuckkitten
  • “Jamie & Landon” by Iveta Everte

  • “Lil’ Cubkin” by Janine Galante

  • “Mommy I’m Stuck Kitten” by Stephanie Tiongco, Creations by Stevi T.

  • “Olivia & Oliver: Luv Bug Romance” by Marge Wiese, Princess4Paws

  • “Rembrandt” by Patricia Bierer, Bierer Off the Road Gifts

  • “Roxanne” by Nichole Encinas, Blueberry Creations

Manufacturer–Bears

Undressed or Dressed, 5 inches & under

biscuit
  • “Biscuit-The Gingerbread Bear” by Steiff North America

  • “Glaciera” from the story The Woodland Bear Saga by Jessica Van Antwerp

  • “Midnight Magic” by Bearington Collection

  • “Sadie Sue” by Goodreau Doll



Manufacturer–Bears

Undressed, over 5 & under 14 inches

zhenzhen
  • “Baby Beauregard” by Bearington Collection

  • “Violet-The Flower Bear” by Steiff North America

  • “Yamato” by Terumi Yoshikawa, Rose Bear (collaborative bear with a Japanese old bag company)

  • “Zhen Zhen” by Gund Inc.


Manufacturer–Bears

Dressed/Accessorized, over 5 & under 14 inches

nicolas

  • “Here Comes Santa Claus (Musical)” by Hermann-Spielwaren

  • “Nicolas-The Lucky Bear” by Steiff North America

  • “Noelle, The Christmas Joy Bear” by Danbury Mint

  • “Peppermint Swirl” by Bearington Collection
  • “Scooter” by Goodreau Doll

  • “Tayla” by Settler Bears

 

Manufacturer–Bears

Undressed, 14 inches & over

alexander
  • “Alexander-The Trademark Bear” by Steiff North America

  • “Beauregard” by Bearington Collection

  • “Cookie” by Bev White, Happy Tymes Collectibles

  • “Gordy” by Gund Inc.

  • “Pedrolino” by Hildegard Günzel, PPM Hildegard Günzel



Manufacturer–Bears

Dressed/Accessorized, 14 inches & over

oldbavarianbear
  • “Gwendolyn Glitterwings” by Bearington Collection

  • “Hagen” by Gund Inc.

  • “Hartley-The Boyds Valentine’s Day Bear” by Danbury Mint (bear licensed through Boyds)

  • “Hilary” by Settler Bears

  • “Old Bavarian Bear” by Hermann-Spielwaren



Manufacturer–Soft-Sculpture/Plush Animals

esmeralda
  • “Doxie” by Bearington Collection

  • “Esmerelda” by Hildegard Günzel, PPM Hildegard Günzel

  • “Fawny” by Gund Inc.

  • “Truffles-Pig on Wheels” by Steiff North America




Tableaux

polarpals
  • “Cat and the Fiddle” by Karen Lyons, KJ Lyons Design

  • “Gallopin’ Grant and His Horse Jeff Davis” by Bev White, Happy Tymes Collectibles

  • “Polar Pals” by Kelly Dean, Kelly Dean and Co.

  • “Polar Santa” by Tami Eveslage, Tami Eveslage Original Teddy Bears

  • “Santa’s Little Helpers” by Julie Shepherd

  • “Would You Like to Be Our Mom” by Heike Buchner, Sunshine-Teddys