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.

Friday, July 20, 2018

2018 Show Preview

Dealer Brian "Rainbow Hand" and Kathy Tepper

Always reinventing themselves, the ever-so-talented Brian and Kathy Tepper have created an unconventional and vibrant "Career Birds" collection. Imaginative and playful, each creation is unique and innovative. Email: briantep@verizon.net.

Career Criminals
Lulu's Laundry
The Abstract Artist 
The Kitchen Staff

Dealer Jan Patrie  Autumn Leaf Studio, Nevada

IGMA Fellow Jan Patrie handcrafts realistic 1:12 scale food items, and makes all of her work tables and cutting boards. Her line includes main dishes, meats, fruits, vegetables, and fabulous French baguettes. Jan also creates food preparation worktables, hors d'oeuvres, and a wide variety of drinks. Web: www.autumnleafstudio.com

Beer and pizza on a handcrafted chopping block table.

Dealer Ginger Landon Siegel, New York

Ginger Landon Siegel, New York, offers dimensional scenes, nutcrackers, carousels and figures, kits and finished pieces, as well as hand-painted teapots and jewelry. She creates in 1-inch scale, 1/4" scale, and offers 1/144th scale micro mini kits as well as 3-dimensional scenes in kits or as finished pieces. She is offering two Friday workshops: Class #3-Carousel Locket and Class#4-Faux Stained Glass Chandelier. Web: www.picturetrail.com/gingerlandonsiegel

This charming 1/144 scale Winery is part of a series of tiny magnetized boxes. Giving the illusion of wine filled shelves, Ginger's dimensional techniques give life to this tiny scene.
Pink Carousel with six hand-cut 2-sided paper horses painted with Iridescent Dimensional Paints.
Friday Workshop: Faux Stained Glass Chandelier

Dealer Era Pearce, Arizona

IGMA Fellow Era Pearce specializes in one-of-a-kind 1:12 scale miniature flowers and plants. Her line includes carnivorous botanicals, cactus and succulent gardens, Wisteria vines, tropical plants, orchids, and unique floral arrangements. Era also creates in 1/2-inch scale and 1/4-inch scale. Web: www.pearceminiatures.com

Bog Garden in 1:12 scale.

Dealer Tish Tierney, Versailles Fashion Dolls, Florida

Tish Tierney has been making 1:12 scale porcelain dolls since 2012. Dolls are poured from various molds. She paints the faces with acrylic paint.  Costumes are researched and made with silks, other natural fabrics, and antique lace. Inspired by doll artist Dana Burton, she endeavors to give her dolls a realistic look and pose. Web: http://www.versaillesfashiondolls.com

Beautifully costumed porcelain ballerina in 1:12 scale.

Dealer Bobbie Johnson, Colorado

Bobbie Johnson creates unique 1:12 scale furniture, clothing and accessories with a vintage/shabby chic flair.  Her wide range of one-of-a-kind miniatures includes baby items, men's wear, hats and purses, loose clothing, and furniture. Email: bobbie.johnson12152@gmail.com

Antique stroller and vintage dolls with pastel bedding and laces in a shabby chic style.

Dealer Mzia Dsamia, New York

Mzia Dsamia creates elegantly attired figures, mannequins, garments, jewelry, lighting, hand-painted furniture, china and more. Her exquisite figures include an assortment of European Royalty from the 17th to 19th centuries. Residing in New York City since 1992, Mzia is a native of the Republic of Georgia (between Russia and Asia). Email: tbilisid@aim.com

Dressing to impress in hand-painted silk fabrics, 18th Century nobility clothing has the "wow" factor.

Elizabeth Murta, Betinha Murta Miniatures, Florida

Elizabeth Murta works in cold porcelain. She handcrafts 1:12 scale tea sets, dinner sets, plants, little shoes, fountains, cakes, sweets, chocolates, drinks, and more.  She also creates in 1:144 scale.

Cake with Gingerbread House, cookies and candy decorations. Whimsical Holiday teapot, plate, cup and saucer, and wooden spoon. 1:12 scale.

Dealer Phyllis Nishimori and Liz Aduan, Grandt Line Products

Grandt Line Products offers delightful 1:48 and 1:144" scale kits. Shown here is Grammy Fudge's Garden Goodies shop in 1/4-inch scale. Complete with lawn art, birdhouses, fountains, gazing balls, and an assortment of other fun items. Grandt Line is going out of business. Be sure to drop by their table to say "hello and goodbye." Web: http://www.grandtline.com

Grammy Fudge's Garden Goodies

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