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About the Artist

Personal:

  • Anna Maryina moved to the United States from Russia in 1993.
  • Anna lives in Pittsburgh, PA.

Education:

  • 1988 - 1993 Pedagogical Institute, Petrozavodsk, Russia - The English Language
  • 1993 - 1995 College of St. Scholastica, MN - Elementary Education
  • 2003 - Bowling Green State University, OH - Sculpting and Mold Making

Awards and Achievements:

  • In May 2007 Anna was awarded the status of Artisan by the International Guild of Miniature Artisans organization.
  • In July 2007 her OOAK mermaid doll won the second place in Jack Johnston's sculpting contest.
  • January 2010 DOTY (Doll Of The Year) Industry's Choice award for Livia - Victorian Bride
  • July 2010 DOTY (Doll Of The Year) Public Choice award for Livia - Victorian Bride
  • January 2011 DOTY (Doll Of The Year) Industry Choice award for Katherine
  • July 2011 DOTY (Doll Of The Year) Public Choice award for Katherine in Artist miniature Doll category
  • 2013 Industry Choice Award of Excellence by DOLLS Magazie for Lizbeth Doll in OOAK Teen/Adult Doll, less than $1,000 category
  • 2015 Public Choice Award of Excellence by DOLLS Magazie for Camila Doll OOAK in Teen/Adult Doll, less than $1,000 category
  • 2015 Industry Choice Award of Excellence by DOLLS Magazie for Harlequine Doll OOAK in Teen/Adult Doll, less than $1,000 category
  • 2016 Industry Choice Award of Excellence by DOLLS Magazie for Mademoiselle with a Piglet Doll OOAK in Teen/Adult Doll, less than $1,000 category
  • 2017 Industry Choice Award of Excellence by DOLLS Magazie for Angelique Doll OOAK in Teen/Adult Doll, less than $1,000 category

Anna's dolls were published in the following magazines:

  • Dollhouse and Miniature Scenes UK - March 2007 (article, Angel, Victoria, Milady, June Dame)
  • Dollhouse and Miniature Scenes UK - August 2007 (IGMA status, bride)
  • Miniature Collector - June 2007 (Original Bride)
  • Doll Reader - April 2008 (featured article, Sistine Madonna, Katia, Snow Queen)
  • Dollhouse Miniatures May/June 08, Issue 03 (Bride workshop)
  • Doll Reader - August 2008 
  • Doll Reader - September 2008 (June Dame)
  • Dollhouse and Miniature Scenes UK - December 2008 (issue 176)
  • Doll Reader - January 2009 (Snowmaiden)
  • Dolls - February 2009 (Edward and Bella from Twilight)
  • Doll Reader - March/April 2009 (Fairy)
  • Dolls - August 2009 (The Siren)
  • Miniature Collector - November 2009 (Lady Peacock)
  • Dolls - May 2010 (Alice and Jasper; Romantic Bride)
  • American Miniaturist - June 2010 #86 (Livia, Bertha, Naomi bride, Getting Dressed)
  • Miniature Collector - September 2010 (White Queen from Alice in Wonderland)
  • Lima News - Nov. 15th (article)
  • Doll Reader - December 2010 (DOTY award article)
  • Doll Reader - May 2011 (Katherine - DOTY 2011)
  • Doll Reader - June 2011 (Robe la Polonaise)
  • Dollhouse World UK - June 2011 (Livia, Bertha, Naomi bride, Getting Dressed)
  • Miniature Collector - August 2011 (Soul of the Rose)
  • AIM online miniature magazine - article - October issue #38

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