Monday, September 8, 2014
22 Days of Teachers at the PCA Retreat- Meet Christi Friesen
She is an award-winning artist, specializing in polymer and multi-media. Her work has been showcased in Ornament, Belle Armoire Jewelry, Stringing and Polymer Cafe magazines, has graced the cover of Fire Mountain Gems catalog, and has been featured in numerous books, magazine articles, shows, exhibits and galleries.
Her work has been honored with awards in the Wearable Expression International juried show, Bead Dream contest, Bead Arts contest, Best Of America: Jewelry Artists, American Women Artists Annual Juried Competition, and more.
Christi is the author of ten how-to books, and her articles have appeared in Bead and Button, Art Jewelry, Belle Armoire, Ornament, Bead Unique, Bead Design Studio, Metal Clay Artist, The Polymer Arts, Polymer Cafe, From Polymer to Art, Creative Beading (Australia), Beadwork, Hand-Crafted Jewelry, Step By Step, Bead (UK), Bead Polska (Poland) magazines and more.
She teaches throughout the world, using humor and positive energy to encourage her students to stretch their creativity, technical skills and artistic confidence.
Christi will be teaching a new workshop featuring all of her amazing sculpting techniques! Come check out Polymer Clay Adventure.com!