Archive for February 21, 2011

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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