Jim Shore is an enormously popular award-winning artist. This is the result of a lifetime of dedication, inspiration and plain old hard work. No doubt, some good fortune has played a part as well. Jim says, “Art is something I’ve done all my life. It’s what I’ve always loved and the only thing I ever wanted to do. But making a living as an artist isn’t easy. There are thousands of very talented people out there that never get a chance to show what they can do. I’ve been lucky. Not only do I get to do what I love, I get to share it with people around the world. I’ve been given a tremendous gift and I thank God for it every day.” Some of Jim's animal figurines are shown here at Jeannie's Cottage LLC.