Linda Zalme Biography 

With a BA in fine arts from Upsala College in NJ, she studied anatomy and painting extensively.  Her love for figurative art began in her teens.  She works slowly with attention to detail and creates just a handful of very unique dolls a year made out of polymer and air –dry clay over wire armature.  Her pieces range from whimsical to serious character studies but all her dolls intrigue the viewer with subtle emotions that hint at complex personalities.  We have an exclusive to her Monarch Fairy Series.  The wings are fabric which is stretched over a wire frame and then painted with acrylic paints.  She uses German Glass eyes and lambskin wigs