shirt2bigDollAKon is a three-day Ball Joint Doll mini-convention in Dallas, TX that takes place during Project A-Kon.  Now in its fifth year, it features sculptors and industry guests, a dolls-only vendor room, panels, demonstrations, workshops and socials.  Our primary focus is Asian ball-joint and similar style dolls, but all dolls are welcome. Our programming includes a little something for everyone.  Experienced, new and future owners as well as doll admirers will all find something of interest.  DollAKon and A-Kon are anti-recast and anti-bootleg conventions.

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RingDoll will be attending DollAKon 2015.  Sculptor and artist Huang Shan will be joined by Zhang Chi, marketing rep and photographer, and US retail rep and translator Zhao YiHeng. All three will be in the DollAKon Market Room with a selection of dolls available for purchase, and Huang Shan will be presenting a panel on character design.  On Saturday evening, RingDoll will have a Q&A session and will host an evening social afterward.
DollAKon 2015 Attending Artists
Sam Szczesny of ShadowedForce Aesthetics will be coming to teach the face-up workshop at DollAKon.  She will be presenting panels, including the BJD Game Show with AsenvaBJD.  Sam will have a table in the DollAKon Market Room and will be accepting face-up reservations.
DeAnne Stefanic (VampireAngel13) of Paint It Black Studios, will be back with us this year. DeAnne will be teaching our Body Blushing workshop as well as providing some great panels.  Find DeAnne in the DollAKon Market Room at the Evil Little Girls booth.
AsenvaBJD joins us again at DollAKon 2015.  Asenva is a doll customizer, blogger, reviewer and YouTube personality, and will be live video blogging her panel once again.  She will also be hosting the BJD Game Show with Sam Szczensy of ShadowedForce Aesthetics and assisting during the Face-Up Workshop.
DollAKon 2015 Workshop Registration Is Open
Each year DollAKon offers a variety of paid and free workshops and demos.  Workshop pre-registration ends on May 1, 2015.  If spots remain available, registration will be available at the DollAKon info table outside Plum Blossom A.  To see a list of workshops and pre-register, please visit our web page: 
DollAKon Market Room
DollAKon has a doll-specific sales room in Plum Blossom A open during all three days of A-Kon.  The DollAKon Market focuses on Asian ball-jointed and similar style dolls.  You’ll find dolls, clothes and accessories from commercial and artisan vendors. The list of vendors is on our webpage at  The list is updated often, so make sure to check back for new additions!