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Mary Hettmansperger (USA)

Mary Hettmansperger is the owner of Gallery 64 in Wabash, Indiana USA.  For the past 30 years, Mary has taught at renowned art schools, residential conferences, and guilds across the USA and internationally; including in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, UK and Singapore.

Mary has authored and illustrated 4 books: Fabulous Woven Jewellery; Wrap, Stitch, fold and Rivet; Mixed metal Jewelry Workshop, and Heat, Color, Set and Fire, all published by Lark/Sterling.  She has also produced 3 DVDs for Interweave on surface design and jewellery.  Other books include, Jewelry Design Challenge, 500 Baskets, Fiber Arts Design Book 7, the Gourd Book, Creative Scarecrows, Pushing the envelope, Fabulous Found Object Jewelry, Teapots – makers and collectors, Beading with Crystals, and Creative Beading Volume 2.

Mary has had work exhibited at SOFA – through the Katie Gingrass Gallery.  She does segments for the PBS programming – Create, Beads Baubles and jewels and Quilting Art and has had her work published in many magazines, including, Quilting Arts, Art Jewelry, Bead and Button, Beadwork, Shuttle Spindle and Dyepot, and Crafts Report.

www.maryhetts.com