Mary Hettmansperger is a fiber and jewelry artist who has been exhibiting and teaching
across the U.S. and abroad for 30 years. SOFA, Bead&Button Show, national and
regional fiber conferences, basketry and beading conferences, art and craft schools,
private guilds, galleries, and art shows are some of the venues to which she lends her
instruction and art work.
Mary has authored and illustrated four books, “Fabulous Woven Jewelry,” “Wrap, Stitch, Fold and Rivet”, “Mixed Metal Jewelry Workshop” and “Heat, Color, Set and Fire”, all published by Lark/Sterling. Mary has also done several instructional DVD’s – published by Interweave. Her art work and designs have been published in numerous books including, “500 Baskets,” “Fiber Arts Design Book 7,” “The Gourd Book,” “Fabulous Found Object Jewelry,” “Teapots - Makers and Collectors,” “Beading with Crystals,” “Creative Beading Volume 2,” and others. She does segments for the PBS programs “Beads, Baubles and Jewels” and “Quilting Arts,” and she has had her work published in numerous magazines and publications.