In celebration of Black History Month, Etsy Artists of Color team members are blogging about artists of African descent who influence our work. This entry focuses on one such influence.
If you ask anyone in downtown Takoma Park, Maryland who Cheryl Moody is, it might not register. But if you add, “you know, the Bead Lady,” their eyes will no doubt twinkle with a sign of recognition. Cheryl Moody, aka, the Bead Lady, is a widely-respected mixed-media artist in the Washington, DC area. I met her about seven years ago while taking a class at a local bead store in Takoma Park. Read more