For more than 20 years, Lorna Paris has distinguished herself as a brilliant doll artist and leather artisan with a unique ability to captivate the hearts of doll collectors worldwide. As an only child, Lorna spent much of her time playing with dolls as imaginary friends and dreamed of having many children herself.
Her stunning, hand painted faces are inspired by children from every corner of the world - reflecting her passion to recreate the beauty, innocence and playfulness that she admires so much in children and also within herself. Lorna Paris’ leather treasures are handcrafted and one-of-a-kind. From their leather bodies to the exquisitely detailed clothing, jewelry and hair meticulously crafted by her relentless commitment to perfect all that she creates.No two dolls ever look identical. This is the signature that every Lorna Paris doll wears with pride. Enchanting faces reflect her exceptional talent for hand painting; custom designed clothing and jewelry reveals her eye for stunning detail — making every leather creation come to life. These one of a kind masterpieces are made from the finest leather and fabrics selected by the artist.
Moreover, as a self-taught visual artist, Lorna Paris designs an array of other intriguing creations, some of which include:•Wearable art
Lorna Paris’ creations are truly awe-inspiring and cherished collectibles to be enjoyed for years to come.Several of Lorna's dolls are featured in the book “Black Dolls: A Comprehensive Guide to Celebrating, Collecting, and Experiencing the Passion,” by Debbie Behan Garrett, and “Black Dolls: Proud, Bold & Beautiful,” by Nayda Rondon and Barbara A. Whiteman.
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