Ellen Rixford Studio
Mechanical Puppets and Automata
Sculpture in Many Media

EllenRixford@netscape or EllensRixford@icloud

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 Soft Sculpture


 Mechanical Puppets

 Miniature Sets

 Mechanical Displays

 Paper Sculpture

 Light Sculpture

 Picture Quilts

We are a full service studio, specializing in sculpture, art dolls, mechanical puppets, displays, miniature sets and much, much more. We work in large variety of media and styles, offer many different services, and are well known for the high quality of our work, imagination, versatility, and dependability. We have been in business for 35 years, and our work has won many awards and is known internationally.

Many of our pieces have been shown in galleries and museums, and have been purchased by corporate and private collectors. Several large pieces of our work has recently been acquired by two museums: the Doll and Toy Museum of New York City, and the Ballard Institute of Puppetry Museum at the University of Connecticut.

Some clients: Fortunoff, Central Park Zoo, Time Magazine, Business Week, Reader's Digest, Saatchi & Saatchi, Manhattan Toy Company.

Major one person shows in New York and Tokyo.


Artist's sought after book

Published 1992 by Watson Guptill


Sponsors and Friends





 Figures in the fourth dimension by Ellen Rixford




Web site created by Tom Marx under the guidance of Ellen Rixford.

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