Archive for Team EAOC

Three Must Reads For Artists and Creatives

This is a blog entry I wrote for the Etsy Artists of Color blog
Saturday, July 30, 2011

I’m constantly in search of new methods and techniques to improve my art. One of my favorite past times is browsing publications at bookstores. I find it to be a release Read more

Black Art and Craft Movement: Spotlight on Cheryl Moody

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.

Cheryl Moody

Cheryl Moody, mixed media artist

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

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