Conference is a wonderful opportunity for artists, collectors,
everyone interested in the expanding world of doll art to
experience the cutting edge
of this dynamic art form. The
conference will offer attendees four days of
to meet new people, to inspire and be inspired.
Due to the special venue the Conference will be limited to 100 Registrants.
NIADA 2014 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Thursday, August 14th - Sunday, August 17th 2014
700 Bloom Street, Celebration, FL 34747 USA
About Celebration FL: In the heart of the Disney planned community of
Walking distance to shops, restaurants, and entertainment.
Close to major highways and attractions including Walt Disney World Resort.
Everyone is welcome to attend the Annual NIADA Conference!
Come join us! Have Fun! It is
NOT for Members only!
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION INCLUDES:
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special venues for Visiting Artists!
Visiting Artist Critique: Conference registrants may register for more than one critique,
the fee for EACH critique is $25.00. Bring one doll per private individual critique by an
NIADA artist. Work registered for the critique will be on display for
view (unless otherwise specified).
NEW! Visiting Artists can request a Mentor Critique in preparation for potential
future membership or are in the first stage of applying as an Artist Member.
CLICK HERE for information
about the Visiting Artist Critique CLICK HERE
You are welcome to participate in NIADA's TEN by TWELVE program!
Twelve visiting artists will have an opportunity to introduce their dolls to all NIADA
Conference attendees in a special program in which each participant
ten projected images of their work.
Each photo will be allotted twenty seconds for artists to add their description or
If you are a visiting artist registering for
the NIADA conference, this is
your chance to introduce
your work to NIADA artists and patrons.
Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity for feedback and encouragement!
You can submit your ten high quality photographs digitally [ CLICK HERE ] or mail your
CD or DVD to: Shelley Thornton, 1600 South 22nd Street, Lincoln, NE 68502, USA.
This program is limited to the first twelve artists whose photos are received
(last year presenters are welcome to participate)
Helper Raffle: Buy
chances to win dolls and doll-related wonders donated by
The Helper Raffle is held during the Banquet dinner.
Photography: Professional photographer Ryder Gledhill will be available to
dolls (details to come).
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:
first 10 registrants will receive
10 FREE Helper Raffle tickets! Register NOW and up
your chances to WIN!
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|First time attending the NIADA Conference?
For new Conference attendees (and those not-so-new who would like a refresher course)
download Mary Ellen Frank's "Newbie Guide to the NIADA Conference"
filled with the ins-&-outs of our Annual Conference--what to participate in, what to
prepare for --
so you don't miss out on the many programs and exciting events.
Includes a Glossary that takes out the mystery of those unfamiliar terms: "Challenge","Critique","Helper"
The Helen Bullard Scholarship fund was created by the NIADA Patrons
help emerging doll artists to attend the NIADA Conference.
Each year, one recipient is awarded free conference registration,
promising potential and work already accomplished. Applicants are nominated by NIADA President, The Helen Bullard Scholarship has been awarded for 2014.
CLICK HERE to apply for the Helen Bullard Scholarship CLICK HERE
The Susanna Oroyan Memorial Scholarship fund is intended to make it possible
for one or two Visiting Artists to
attend the NIADA Conference, to help cover extra expenses and/ or
pay for a
of their choice. [$500.00-$2000.00]
Please apply for consideration before May 15th, 2014.
CLICK HERE to apply for the Susanna Oroyan Scholarship CLICK HERE
|The NIADA Dollmaking School offers classes for anyone wishing to
dollmaking techniques from internationally recognized artist members,
including sculpting, painting, fabric figure-making, mold making,
and more for all skill levels.
NIADA 2014 DOLLMAKING SCHOOL
Mon. Aug. 11th – Tue., Aug. 12th – Wed. Aug. 13th 2014
at the beautiful Bohemian Hotel Celebration in Florida
Stephanie Blythe ~ Kate Church ~ Ankie Daanen
~ Susan Fosnot
Pat Lillich ~ Deborah Pope ~ Shelley Thornton ~ Marlaine Verhelst
All classes 9:00am~5:00pm / Lunch 12:00pm~1:15pm ~ All days
The fees for Dollmaking classes
are as follows:
1 Day Class: Conference Registrant = $100.00 / Non-registrant = $115.00
2 Day Class: Conference
Registrant = $200.00 / Non-registrant = $230.00
3 Day Class: Conference
Registrant = $300.00 / Non-registrant = $345.00
All kit Fees will be collected by the teachers on the first day of class
CLICK HERE Dollmaking School registration is now open! CLICK HERE
|NOTE: the NIADA 2014 Annual Conference is a separate venue held
in the same location immediately following the Dollmaking School.
All are welcome to attend the Conference as well as the Dollmaking School.
Conference registration is not required to attend classes
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