Each year, the Show brings together more than 100 U.S. and international artisans and dealers, including a number of I.G.M.A. Artisans and Fellows. They offer collectors unique, well-crafted 1-inch, 1/2-inch, and 1/4-inch scale miniatures from around the world.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

2017 Show Previews

Preview photos of artisans and dealers attending the 2017 Good Sam Show.

Stained Glass by Barbara Sabia
She creates exceptional stained glass windows, doors, ceiling panels, floor-standing screens, fireplace screens, lighting, and more. Her daughter Karen Renee makes outstanding exotic birds, handcrafted Wisteria vines in full bloom, and lovely rose bushes.

Stewart Dollhouse Creations
Ruth Stewart specializes in handcrafted cakes and pastries. She and her husband Dan make an ever-growing line of laser cut doilies, molds, and kits in both one-inch and quarter-scale. They have a huge variety of 3D printed items. Ruth is teaching a Friday workshop to make Tiramisu cake. Her husband Dan is offering a workshop to teach how to  photograph your miniatures.

Vegas AIRS
Diane Zammito offers exquisite hand dyed fabrics and trims, a variety of mixed media supplies and tools, patterns and classes. Vegas AIRS also offers completed art pieces for the discerning, if slightly unusual, collector. Their art pieces are usually fantasy themed and humorous.

Monday, August 28, 2017

2017 Show Previews

Preview photos of artisans and dealers attending the 2017 Good Sam Show.

Carol and Tomas Kubrican design and sell out-of-the-ordinary precision cut miniature kits in 1", 1/2" and 1/4" scales. The Kubricans incorporate LED lighting into many items and offer the LED kits on their website. Designs include kits for major holidays, such as Christmas, Halloween, and Valentine's Day. They always have new and exciting kits and other items to offer.

Such Things
Joan Such Liponi makes a diverse--and really interesting--range of furniture and accessories for use in miniature scenes. She offers an excellent selection of eye-catching and unusual one-of-a-kind 1:12 scale pieces for collectors--including some fabulous Halloween items.

Maritza's Miniatures
Maritza Moran
offers unique romantic furnishings in 1:12 scale. She coordinates the themes/style, colors, fabrics and finishes for each display with great imagination and flair. Maritza's interior designs, craftsmanship and use of materials are exceptional.    

Pearce Miniatures
IGMA Fellow Era Pearce specializes in 1:12 scale tropical plants and orchids, cactus and succulent gardens, water gardens, wisteria vines, and floral arrangements. Her Japanese bonsai trees in the traditional root-over-rock planting style are exceptional.