Babette's Bio

Babette is a nationally acknowledged artist whose has many diverse talents including flamework (making glass beads with a torch), fused glass, fine silver metal clay, polymer clay, painting, mixed media collage, beading, and rubber stamping. With the assistance of Dallas TV, she produced a video "Making Paste Papers".

She has exhibited locally and taught and demonstrated at trade shows nationally as a Certified Professional Demonstrator (CPD) and Teacher (CPT), earning her certifications through The Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) in 1996.

She has achieved Levels I, II, and III certifications with Precious Metal Clay (PMC), and is certified as an Art Clay Silver (ACS) instructor. She teaches lampwork at Wild Beads in Arlington. She has also taught metal clay classes at the Craft Guild of Dallas. In addition to artistic pursuits, her occupation is digitizing though her company, Digit Designs. By using computer technology, she digitizes corporate logos into embroidery stitches that can be sewn in embroidery shops on shirts, jackets and gift items. She has been a teacher of adults for over 15 years. Babette resides in Dallas, Texas.

Awards:

2012
International Society of Glass Bead Makers
"Venture" Virtual Bead Show Finalist
2010
State Fair of Texas
- 3rd Prize Ribbon, Silver Clay
- 2nd Prize Ribbon, Polymer Clay
- 1st prize Ribbon, Fused Glass (Glass Slumping)
2009
State Fair of Texas
- 1st Prize Ribbon, Polymer Clay Jewelry
- 1st Prize Ribbon, Silver Clay
2008
State Fair of Texas
- 2nd Prize Ribbon, Polymer Clay
2007
State Fair of Texas
- 1st Prize Ribbon, Faces Collage Art Quilt
- 3rd Prize Ribbon, Polymer Clay Soap Dispenser
Southwest Ceramics Show
- 1st Prize Ribbon, Metal Clay Necklace with Face Pendant
included 24 K gold overlay.
- 2nd Prize Ribbon, Metal Clay & Dichroic Glass necklace
2006
State Fair of Texas
- 2nd Prize Ribbon, Enameled Necklace
- 2nd Prize Ribbon, Polymer Clay Canvas
- 3rd Prize Ribbon, Polymer Clay Mermaid Sculpture
2005
State Fair of Texas
- 1st Prize Ribbon, Polymer Clay Mask

Books and Publications:

"Introduction to Precious Metal Clay"
"Exceptional Works in Metal Clay and Glass"
"Bead Trends"
"Stamping Polymer Clay & Wire" by Design Originals
"Beading with Leather" by Design Originals
"Paper Play" by Design Originals (cover)
"College Cards Mini Books Slide Mounts and More!" by Design Originals
'"Stamp Artistry" by Rockport
"Somerset Studio"
"Rubberstampmadness"
"1001 Decorating & Craft Ideas"
"The Studio"
"Stamper's Sampler"
"Art Stamp Journal"
"The Rubber Stamper"
"Rubber Stampin' Retailer"

Contact Information:

Website: www.babettecox.com
Email: babette@babettecox.com
Blog: http://babettecox.com/blog.htm
Etsy: http://www.Etsy.com/shops/BabetteCox

2012 International Society of Glass Bead Makers
"Venture" virtual bead show Finalist

Title: Happy Little Dooley Guy

Other work by Babette