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Conversation with the Artist: Demetri Broxton 0

Demetri Broxton is a mixed media artist of Louisiana Creole and Filipino heritage who was born and raised in Oakland, CA. His textile sculptures reflect his connection to the sacred art of the Yoruba people of Nigeria, the beading traditions of the New Orleans Mardi Gras Indians, and his love of hip hop and graffiti.

Conversation with the Artist: Sherry Serafini 14

Conversation with the Artist: Sherry Serafini In today's conversation, we sit down with Sherry Serafini, an internationally recognized bead artist,...
  • Heather Kahn

MOB Challenge: Wings and Stings 2

Wings & Stings: Exploring the World of Beaded Bugs In 1998 and again in 2000, Caravan Beads sponsored The International Miyuki Delica Challenge...

Conversation with the Artist: Elias Jade Not Afraid 0

Conversation with the Artist: Elias Jade Not Afraid Elias Jade Not Afraid is an award-winning Apsaalooké bead artist who is a bright light in the w...

Beading Traditions: Huichol 0

The beading style known as Huichol (pronounced wet-chol) is generally ascribed to a process of covering a 3-dimensional form in a single layer of beads, like a mosaic, but with distinctive patterns using geometric shapes and bright colors. In fact, this artistic style is called so because of the group of people whose long standing traditions developed, and still produce, these beautiful pieces or art.

Conversation with the Artist: Nancy Josephson 0

We delve into a conversation with our dear friend Nancy, who has been one of our biggest cheerleaders and supporters of the Museum since the beginning. Nancy is a visual artist based in Delaware who is the brainchild behind the Beaded Square Project.