Barbara L. Tortolani
Work History from 1976 to Present

  • Lenox and Lenox Collections; Ornaments, hollow-ware, and figurines for porcelain, silver, pewter and crystal. Complicated pieces ready for production in porcelain.
  • Gorham; Christmas ornaments, hollow-ware, table-top items, figurines for porcelain, silver, pewter and crystal.
  • Reed & Barton; Christmas ornaments for silver. Highly detailed and realistic.
  • Hasbro; Dolls, portraitures (Star Wars Characters) and toys accessories for rotomolding and resin.
  • Hamilton Collection; Whimsical figurines of animals and children, for resin.
  • United Design; Fairies, Santa Clause Figurines, Angels, Animals and Children, for resin.
  • The Bradford Exchange; Movie legend figurines sculpted onto collectable plates for porcelain.
  • Cathedral Art Metal; Figurines and ornaments for pewter and silver. Religious subject matter, realistic and whimsical.
  • Fort; Christmas Carol Figurines and ornaments, from my own designs, for pewter.
  • Rawcliffe; Fanciful figurines, Baby Dragons and ornaments, for pewter.
  • Colibri; Licensed figurines, for resin (2″). “Disney, Hasbro and Mattel”.
  • DAE Originals; Doll heads of men and women, as well as full bodies (attachable parts), for resin.
  • The Right Source Group; Licensed pieces for pewter. Figurines and ornaments, very detailed.
  • Possible Dreams; African American figurines (12″) for resin. Realistic woman, men and children.
  • Sarah’s Attic; African American figurines (10″), Dancing figures, heavily detailed and with captured moment and grace. For resin. Realistic women and men of the thirties and forties.
  • Schmidd; Ballet figurines, for The Boston Ballet (double subjects – 11″) Very realistic, balanced and at the point of passionate moment. For resin.
  • Duncan Royal; Santa Clause figurines (2″), for resin.
  • Edna Hibel; Doll heads for porcelain and resin.
  • Flambro; Emmett Kelly figurines, for resin (8″).
  • Ocean State Molds; Head Designer and Sculptor, as well as mold maker (plaster).
  • “It’s A Breeze”; Jewelry designer, for ceramics.