Disney Traditions by Jim Shore – Snow White Castle In The Clouds Figurine
Design: Snow White Castle In The Clouds
Measurement(s): Height 15.5cm x Width 6.9cm x Length 12.7cm
Material(s): stone resin
Artist: Jim Shore
Snow White’s Prince did come and escorted her to a majestic castle in the sky.
Jim Shore grew up in rural South Carolina, the son of artistic parents who instilled a love of the traditional imagery of American folk art. His grandmother was a master quilter who taught him an appreciation for the patience and skill required to bring intricate designs to life. Jim drew inspiration from these roots. “”There’s an innocence, a purity in the designs found in early American art, particularly in quilts. These were masterpieces designed by artists driven to create. I collect quilts dating back over 150 years and when I look at the level of skill and creativity I am constantly amazed. It’s high art from everyday, often humble surroundings.”” Initially Jim pursued his art where and when he could. He studied engineering and received a degree in business, not art. He supported his young family as an engineer, honing his skills as a sculptor and painter in his spare time.