Wendy Ellsworth – Seed Bead Artist
Metals and Jewelry, Mixed Media, Sculpture
Wendy Ellsworth is a nationally and internationally recognized seed bead artist. Beading since 1970, her work has been exhibited in many exhibitions of contemporary craft, glass, basketry, jewelry, beadwork and fiber art. She combines bead weaving techniques from many cultures to make her art work with needle, thread and glass seed beads woven into functional and sculptural forms. She has written many articles for contemporary bead magazines and is a "Designer of the Year" for BeadWork Magazine's 2019 issues. Her book Beading - The Creative Spirit: Finding Your Sacred Center Through the Art of Beadwork was published in 2009.