Doll available for sale through art gallery.

12 years ago 11
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A one of a kind costumed doll will become available for sale through Durwaigh Art Gallery in late October.

This is a very special occasion because this will be the very first doll to be sold through an art gallery as opposed to my website, or even sold at all for that matter, considering the close proximity of this show to my first Solo exhibition. A year ago I made all my finished costumed dolls unavailable for sale until after the end of this very important event of my career, so when the owner of the Duirwaigh Gallery approached me to create a piece for this show, I was a little bit hesitant, but then i found out that some of the most prominent and inspirational fairy artists in the field, such as Brian Froud and Kinuko Craft would be in the show as well, I couldn’t turn it down.

So, now i’m making a one of a kind, costumed Alice in Wonderland Doll for this show.

I’m very excited about this piece for two reasons: I’m replacing the universal, Disney version of Alice with my own interpretation of the character and using a combination of old and recently developed methods to create my vision.

The look behind my Alice is insipred by Eastern European Tradition of folk dress, decorative elements of Byzantinium and middle ages. I can’t say anymore for now. You’ll just have to find out on October 27th.

11 Responses

  1. Cloudy-Chan says:

    ooh I definatly can not wait to see pictures! you should make a mad hatter to go with her <3’s mad hatter hehe.

  2. noxy says:

    Woot! I can’t wait to see Alice! =D

  3. Clare says:

    I’m so eager to see your interpretation of Alice. Alice has been on my “to do” list for a long time now as she is a personal fave of mine. You’ll ROCK at the show woohooooo!

  4. Ilona says:

    I’d love to see your Alice when she’s ready.

    Congratulations on the show as well. I think that it is indeed a great opportunity. You will be even busier but it’s worth it.

    I wish I could go to the exhibition…

  5. kelly says:

    Wow! The Frouds, Kinuko Kraft, Mary Blair… some great names to be included among, congrats!

  6. angelitka says:

    i hope it works just the way you imagine it… good luk! glad for you:)

  7. Cat says:

    *gasp* Your Alice will be a site to behold! I can’t wait!

    :)

  8. Anne.B says:

    Wow! This is such a great announcement Marina! Your inspirations seems very interesting, I can’t wait to see this Alice ^^

  9. Anne says:

    This is so exciting Marina!
    Can’t wait to see your interpretation of Alice.

  10. annina says:

    wow that sounds so amazing, i can’t wait to see pictures of her, she will be so special i’m sure!

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