Applicant 2017_003

ARTIST MEMBER APPLICATION ~ Initial Image Review :: Images submitted by applicant for evaluation by the Standards Committee.

This Art doll is inspired by the great women revolutionaries including Petra Herrera, Kathleen Cleaver, Nora Astorga, Celia Sánchez, Sophia Magdalena Scholl, Constance Markievicz, and Nwanyeruwa. Women who took up arms to defend the rights of others.

Materials: Polymer clay painted with heat set oil paint. Hand dyed, spun, knit and felted beret. Mohair, Hand-made camouflage fabric, dyed linen pants and gaiters, leather boots. Re painted Miniature 1903 Springfield rifle with Bayonet
Size: 12 inches
Year Created: 2017

The Gift
Inspired by the photos of Ziegfeld follies, Erte, And Cotton Club.
Materials: Gourd, soft sculpture with scrim overlay, wooden bead trim, pyrography, inks, pap

Materials: Paper play heat set paint, vintage lace micro beads. mohair, feathers
Size: 16 inches
Date Created: 2017

Votes for women
In keeping with the past iI used Robert McKinley’s armature construction.

Materials: Polymer Clay vintage fabrics, Italian  marble bead painted for eyes.Mohair
Size: 12 inches
Date: 2016

Topsy Turvy
Topsy is a suffragette with her apron print with slogans dating as far back as the roman empire, determined but hopeful for the future. The wood knob is turned to reveal Turvy. Turvy is the Modern women, apron printed with slogan from current history. Determined and Angry that  we are protesting……..again.

Materials: Polymer clay, heat set paint, antique and vintage fabrics, wood knob and base painted pearl eyes
Size: 16 inches
Date Created: 2017

Detail View: Topsy Turvy
Topsy Turvy, This is the reveal of the doll