Betty Cox

I am a bead embroidery mixed media artist. I create with many mediums but using bead techniques. Participated in numerous contests, exhibits, published nationally and internationally


My Life As The Midwife

Bead embroidered by me with a resemblance of me to the main head in this piece. A midwife by profession. Lots of faces created out of clay using many cabochons , leather, seed beads, Czech glass and shells. Dimensional and suggested as wearable too

My Life As The Midwife “My Life As The Midwife ”

My Life As The Midwife is a bead embroidered piece that I created of myself..., clay head and hands resemble me and below are the women that I gave taken care of in my career. This piece is very symbolic of women caring for women and family

A Cellists Dream World “A Cellists Dream World ”

A bead embroidered piece with seed beads, various stones and glass all stitched to get her to create this massive dimensional work of a cello, and cellists.

All Knowing “All Knowing ”

All Knowing is a bead embroidered piece all seed beaded with stones, leather, my sons wisdom teeth and many types of components symbolic of my daughter’s personal struggles..., see the peace sign, a head symbolic of mental illness

Dragonia “Dragonia ”

Dragonia is a beaded female dragon . Intricate beading with various stones and a Raku wing

Beads Of Rock “Beads Of Rock”

A bead embroidered/ mixed media outlined of an electric guitar with a resin doll head surrounded by polymer dolls playing stone guitars . A goth themed guitar based on colors and textures with skulls, eyes bats and creepiness

Naked and Not Afraid

Naked and Not Afraid was created 2018 Battle of The Beadsmith international contest. I fell in love with elephants as a little girl and felt emotionally connected to them. Their size, and prestige and their love for family has always touched me. She is running and her eyes portray fear but not afraid. This piece is dimensional and many seed beads were used along with various shapes of Czech beads. All embroidered and created as if she was moving

In Flames “In Flames ”

Portrays my experience of living in southern CA during the fires., I bead using a focal of a woman and also created moths surrounding her. Very textured and wild colors portraying fire

Naked and not Afraid “Naked and not Afraid ”

My love of elephants . Textured and lush with bead embroidery

Allies Feast “Allies Feast”

I beaded an entire alligator skull . My love of the creepy but real love for animals.