"My path to being an artist has always been driven by my desire to create something that is beautiful to me. I bead for myself, to satisfy my desire to create, to feed my soul. That others admire my work is a gift. If they see something in my work that appeals to them, that calls to them, then I am blessed indeed, as maybe they can see a glimpse of the part of me that is just following my heart."
Cynthia is a contemporary seed bead artist and teacher specializing in peyote stitch and off-loom weaving techniques, with an emphasis on developing sculptural unsupported shapes in beadwork. As a teacher (of many years), Cynthia shares her expertise on the road for most of the year. Her work has been exhibited in national and international shows, many books and publications.