Contemporary Beadwork II:
"Wearable Art"

Please join us Saturday, July 10th, 6-9:00 PM for the opening of Preview next show "Contemporary Beadwork II" showcasing the work of nineteen glass bead artists from around the country. This exhibition was juried by author, international instructor and seed bead innovator Jeannette Cook. "There is an amazing cross section of work submitted for this event, from the wearable pieces to the sculptural pieces, each piece has an amazing quality to them,” says Cook.

This year's Contemporary Beadwork show was opened up to submissions on a National basis. Bead artists submitted work from all over the country as well as the Greater Houston area. VanessaColette Chapman
Artists from the greater Houston area that will be represented include the work of Colette Chapman, Bev Choy, Beth Dewey, Kay Hand, Marcia Stevens Landry, Callie Mitchell, Ann Stockton Meyer, Sandy Pardo, and Penny Round.

Artists from other states include; Ana Garcia, Chula Vista, CA; Holly Lewis, Boulder, CO; Jennifer Hastings, Littleton, CO; Jo Ann Patterson-Lavely, Littleton, CO; Vanessa Walilko, Evanston, IL.; Diana Grygo, Quincy, MA; Nancy Brooks, Roswell, NM; Juanita Finger, Roswell, NM; Ellena Anderson, Palermo, ND and Karen Cohen, Milford, PA. The artists have submitted an amazing range of work, from the unexpected use of bugle beads, extraordinary bead embroidery, sculptural pieces, to pyramids that open up to show a wonderful world within.






Orange Glow

Bead Necklace

Pyramid 2 - Journey Across Africa