TERESA SULLIVAN Bead Tapestry and Bead Sculpture


Teresa Sullivan creates intricate sculpture and jewelry using the ancient techniques of bead weaving. In Sullivan's hands, tiny, delicate beads are transformed into bold, dense, self-supporting works. Her narratives reveal her appreciation for the irreverent and the indigenous. She has studied, exhibited, and taught worldwide.


Teresa's jewelry and artwork can be purchased in person at High Gloss Gallery
1131-06 Uptown Park Blvd. Houston, TX 77056 (713) 961-7868 See here.

"Okra" neckpiece included in "World on a String" exhibit at Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
July 15 - August 31, 2017 See here.

"Advice", seen above, won the Associate's Choice Award at Wearable Expressions: 7th International Juried Exhibition
in the Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes California, from February 10 – April 16, 2017. See here.

Teresa accompanied artists Joyce J. Scott, Sonya Clark, Oletha DeVane, Aissatou Bey-Grecia and William Rhodes to
South Africa in July-August 2014, assisting Joyce in workshops with artist groups Monkeybiz and the Ubuhle.

Featured in Marcia DeCoster's "Beads in Motion". Available here.

Featured in "Suzanne Golden Presents:  Interviews with 36 Artists Who Innovate with Beads", available here.

Three pieces of Teresa Sullivan's work are featured in the book, "Showcase 500 Beaded Jewelry".

Videos, Podcasts
See Teresa Sullivan making a beaded head on video at Vimeo by Ian Lucero.