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Cindy Billingsley
Although Fine Art Painting was my first passion in the Arts, it didn't give me the freedom to truly express...
 


Asheville, NC

Sandra Owens Bishop

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Media: Mixed Media

I began making dolls ten years ago while living in Nashville , TN. I continually challenged myself to give the dolls more details…more character. For me, the process of taking a piece of fabric and a lump of clay and turning it into a character that touches the heart is very meditative.



I hope when you look at my dolls, a memory is revived…perhaps a mother, father, grandmother, grandfather or maybe a friend who found a place in your heart. Growing up in Kentucky , I spent a lot of time with my grandparents, great aunts, uncles and family friends soaking up their stories as well as a way of life that seemed to be fading. Making my dolls is a way of reviving those beloved to me and keeping them near. I hope you enjoy them.