Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Jim Shore

While you explore Coppin’s Gifts you may have noticed a familiar name featured in our Figurines collections. Jim Shore figurines are a hallmark for whimsical and timeless American folk art.

Heartwood Creek by Jim Shores | CoppinsGifts.comHere are three things you probably didn’t about the well-known artist:

1. Jim Shore was born in South Carolina.

His parents were both artists and inspired Shores to pursue a craft in American folk art. Shore was also inspired by his grandmother who was a master quilter. On his official website, his grandmother is credited for teaching him patience and the skill to give life to intricate designs

2. Figurines are not his only line of work.

If you have ever been to a Disney park, you may have found your favorite Disney characters in figurine-form in gift shops or galleries. While Shore is most known for his whimsical Disney Traditions figurines, he also has work in home and garden décor that he plans to expand in the future.2. Shore has figurine collections from other popular American movies and TV shows.

3. Shore has figurine collections from other popular American movies and TV shows.

From the wacky cast of Looney Tunes to the lovable characters from Wizard of Oz, you are sure to find your favorite characters from many American classics. He has also created Hanna Barbera collectible figurines featuring new interpretations from The Flintstones ™ and The Jetsons ™.

Check out our many Heartwood Creek by Jim Shore figurines available on CoppinsGifts.com!

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