artist Mri Pilar, second from left, shows off a woodland-themed
Rebarb during a recent party at the home of Lawrence resident Gayle
Sigurdson, left. Looking on are 11-year-old Maude Thomas, center,
Kay Runge and Sylvia Scoby, far right. Pilar developed the idea for
the altered Barbie dolls during her stint as artist-in-residence in
the Lucas-Luray school district.