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Written by TBR staff   
Friday, 01 August 2008 00:00

The best of the best were acknowledged at the Doll and Teddy Bear EXPO's Gala Dinner Banquet in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 9, 2008. After tallying the votes for the 2008 Golden Teddy Awards, 15 wonderful creations came out on top. The winners are listed in bold.

 

Individual Artist–Bears

Undressed, 5 inches & under

Knut

  • “Jack” by Samantha Potter for Mary Myrtle Miniatures

  • “Knut with His Child Comforter” by Erika Knirsch for Crunchy Bears

  • “Little Eliza” by Jennifer Johnson-Bunn for Three O’clock Bears

  • “Peek-a-Boo!” by Donna Griffin for Donna and the Bears

  • “Sleepy Bear Cub ‘Choco-Ball’” by Kumiko and Masaru Nakano for Ma’Sal Creations

  • “Whitford” by Laraine White


Individual Artist–Bears

Dressed/Accessorized, 5 inches & under

Marina

  • “Beppo” by Christine Pike for Christine Pike Bears

  • “Laura Mae” by Judy M. Scott for Chubby B & Friends

  • “Marina” by Berta Hesern-Minten for ThReAdTeDs

  • “Milo” by Tracey Smith“Pollyanna” by Ruth Bowman

  • “Rachael” by Samantha Potter for Mary Myrtle Miniatures


Individual Artist–Bears

Undressed, over 5 & under 14 inches

Happy

  • “Byron” by Alison McKee for eTeddys

  • “Happy” by Judi Paul for Luxembears

  • “Kade” by Tammy Wamboldt for Beckoning Bears

  • “Kaja” by Silvia Gilles

  • “Old Mellow” by Lisa Rosenbaum for Oz Matilda Bear Co.

  • “Spencer” by Christine Pike for Christine Pike Bears


Individual Artist–Bears

Dressed/Accessorized, over 5 & under 14 inches

Dixie

  • “Claire” by Donna Griffin for Donna and the Bears

  • “Cupid” by Isabelle Lee for Bear Studio, Inc.

  • “Dixie” by Bonnie Foster for The Kids & Teddy Too

  • “I’ve Got Mail” by Laraine White

  • “Otis” by Karen Salton for Rufnut Teddys

  • “Victoria” by Christy Firmage for Christy’s Bears


Individual Artist–Bears

Undressed, 14 inches & over

Chocolate Thunder

  • “Chocolate Thunder” by Judi Paul for Luxembears

  • “Raphael” by Jennifer Johnson-Bunn for Three O’clock Bears

  • “Snickerdoodle” by Alison McKee for eTeddys

  • “Sterling” by Tami Eveslage for Tami Eveslage Original Teddy Bears & Dolls

  • “Tok” by Sherry Shepardson for Sherr-Bear

  • “Travis” by Yvonne Andrew for Bebbin Bears


Individual Artist–Bears

Dressed/Accessorized, 14 inches & over

Adela

  • “Adela” by Eun-Sook Ma for Mina Bear

  • “Baylee” by Cathy Lynn Forcino

  • “Ice King” by Martha Burch for Martha’s Bears

  • “Mrs. Nieman & Marcus” by Diana Ussery for Diana’s Merry Bears

  • “Muriel” by Kerrie Mouat for Best Dressed Bears

  • “Slider” by Karen Salton for Rufnut Teddys


Individual Artist–Soft-Sculpture/Plush Animals

Siberian Girl

  • “Ava” by Krista Griffiths

  • “Aviva” by Ellen Borggreve for Ellen Borggreve Design

  • “Jambi, A Young Orangutan” by Jane Martin for Doodlebears

  • “Red Panda” by Silvia Gilles

  • “Siberian Girl” by Judi Paul for Luxembears

  • “Walter” by Shelly Allison

 

Individual Artist–Needle-Felted/Sculpted Animals

North Meets South: High Five!

  • “Charlie” by Janine Galante for CTE Ltd.

  • “Ginger” by Patricia Knight for Zada Creations

  • “North Meets South: High Five!” by Roberta Kasnick Ripperger for Creative Design Studio

  • “Wind Spirit” by Patricia Bierer for Bierer’s Bears


Manufacturer–Bears

Undressed or Dressed, 5 inches & under

Jimmy & Gibblets

  • “Jimmy & Gibblets” by Bearington Collection

  • “Zoo Bears” by Gund Inc.

 

 

 

Manufacturer–Bears

Undressed, over 5 & under 14 inches

Sidney

  • “Baby Buster” by Bearington Collection

  • “Sidney” by Gund Inc.

  • “William & Henry, Brothers in a Tin” by Steiff North America


 

Manufacturer–Bears

Dressed/Accessorized, over 5 & under 14 inches

Pippen Pumpkinseed

  • “Linda” by Dustin Brache for Settler Bears

  • “Pippen Pumpkinseed” by Bearington Collection

  • “Silver Bells,” by Steiff North America

  • “Teach Me Princess” by Gund Inc.


Manufacturer–Bears

Undressed, 14 inches & over

Sebastian

  • “Huggles” by Bearington Collection

  • “Marlowe” by Gund Inc.

  • “Sebastian” by Steiff North America

  • “Victoria” by Hildegard Günzel for PPM Hildegard Günzel


Manufacturer–Bears

Dressed/Accessorized, 14 inches & over

Grace

  • “Beary Holiday” by Bearington Collection

  • “Duncan, the Trademark Button Bear” by Steiff North America

  • “Grace” by Dustin Brache for Settler Bears

 


Manufacturer–Soft-Sculpture/Plush Animals

Mr. Hopkins

  • “Cooper” by Bearington Collection

  • “Einstein” by Hildegard Günzel for PPM Hildegard Günzel

  • “Hawkeye” by Gund Inc.

  • “Mr. Hopkins” by Steiff North America


 

Tableaux

Snow Princess

  • “I Love Mammy” by Eun-Sook Ma for Mina Bear

  • “Just a Quick Catnap” by Aiko Kawamoto for AICO Bear

  • “My Baby” by Yuk Oae Park for Baccana Teddy

  • “Snow Princess” by Judi Paul for Luxembears

  • “The Sorcerer’s New Apprentice” by Beverly White for Happy Tymes Collectibles

  • “Whose Little Baby is so Pretty” by ByungHwa Ahn