Patricia Parker

 

E-mail: patti@roseblubeads

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Professional info
 

Patricia Parker is an award winning seed bead artist.

Bead weaving has been her passion for over thirty years. Her experience includes designing,  teaching​ and writing.

She is a former bead store owner and holds an Accredited Jewelry Professional certification from the GIA.

Work experience
 

Teacher/Designer

2000 - present

 

Store Owner

1994-1998

 

Education
 

Fine Arts, Kutztown University

Accredited Jewelry Professional, Gemological Institute of America, 2009

Awards and Achievements

 

1998 - Artwork included in show and publication - The Sea - The First International Miyuki Challenge

2013 - Finalist Fire Mountain Gems Seed Bead Contest

2014 - Silver medal Bead Star contest, piece exhibited at show in Philadelphia

2014-2019 Participant in juried invitation only Battle of the Beadsmith contest

2014- Finalist Big British Bead Show, necklace exhibited at show in England

2014- Silver Medal Fire Mountain Gems

2015 - Finalist Bead Dreams contest, piece exhibited at show in Milwaukee

2015 - Silver medal Fire mountain gems Seed bead contest

2015 - Bronze medal Fire Mountain Gems Glass bead contest

2016 - Honorable Mention  Grand Prize Fire Mountain Gems

2016 - Finalist Bead Dreams contest, piece exhibited at show in Milwaukee

2017 - Finalist Fire Mountain Gems seed bead contest

 

2018 - Featured Artist Toho Challenge, finished work exhibited in Milwaukee and in Japan for one year

2018 - present - Designer - Beadsmith Inspiration Squad

2018 - Finalist Bead Dreams contest, piece exhibited at show in Milwaukee

2018 - Finalist Fire Mountain Gems seed bead contest

2018 - Grand Prize Silver Fire Mountain Gems seed bead contest

2019 - Finalist Fire Mountain Gems

2019 - Publication of first book, Colorful Components, Kalmbach Press

2020- Featured Artist Toho Challenge, finished work exhibited in Milwaukee and in Japan for one year

2020 - Finalist Fire Mountain Gems

2010 - present
2010 - present