Featutured Artist

Naturally artistic, R. John Wright always felt his path would lead to a creative career. Born in Michigan, John attended Wayne State University in a liberal arts program with an emphasis on art and literature. Following college, John traveled to New England and settled in New Hampshire.
While browsing in a bookstore, John came across an art book filled with photographs of antique dolls. He was very inspired by the photographs and he began to contemplate the possibility of a career in dollmaking.

Nn 1976 John began making dolls by hand, selling them in local stores. Within six months he and wife Susan were expanding production into wholesale and retail outlets for his dolls.
Today their enterprising company continues to innovate and create on the outskirts of historic Bennington, VT.

Nhile the demand from collectors worldwide increases the Wright's continue to oversee all phases, always stressing the highest quality materials, craftsmanship and integrity of design which for over thirty years have formed the cornerstone of all R. JOHN WRIGHT creations.

NJohn Wright dolls and animals have been honored with numerous awards, among them: the Doll of the Year (DOTY) award; the Golden Teddy award; the Dolls magazine Award of Excellence; and Germany's top bear prize Der Goldene George. In 1994, R. John Wright was the recipient of the Jumeau Trophy - considered by many collectors and artists as one of the most prestigious symbols of recognition for achievement in the doll field.

Best of Everything proudly offers to you, the beautiful work of R. John Wright.


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