Amy Nelson has curated the Stretching Art and Tradition challenge since 1999. She has been making and designing quilts since 1997 and dolls since 1999.

Amy has displayed dolls in the Treasures of the Gypsy Challenge and Celebration of the Doll on exhibit annually at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, TX.

Amy's dolls have won 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the Intermediate original design category at the Enchanted Doll Artists Conference in Albuquerque, NM.

Amy's dolls are held in several private collections, including her own, across the US.

Amy resides near Austin, TX, USA.

To see more of Amy's work, visit her website. To see works in progress and Amy's creative chaos, visit her at her blog.