Patricia Parker is an award winning seed bead artist. Her work has appeared in magazines and books. A self taught beader and former bead store owner, Patti’s passion for beading spans 3 decades. She attended Kutztown University for Fine Art, but beading has always been her chosen medium. A participant in the Battle of the BeadSmith since 2014, her whimsical landscapes are often seen on circulating on social media. A current member of the BeadSmith Inspiration Squad, Patti is also a board member of the Bead Society of Eastern Pa. She has taught classes at both BeadFest and the Bead and Button show as well as locally.