The Lone Beader, aka. Diana Grygo, is a self-taught bead embroidery artist currently working in Boston, Massachusetts. She loves to create extremely dimensional beaded paintings by stitching glass seed beads to felt. Her work also combines images from history with ideas of the future using mixed media. Her current pieces are inspired by pop culture, dogs, classic cars & city scenes.
The Lone Beader’s work has been published in both Beadwork and Bead & Button Magazines, the Bead International 2008 book, Russia’s Handmade Magazine, Australia’s Creative Beading Magazine, and a new book called Mastering the Art of Embroidery by Sophie Long. Her work has also been shown in juried exhibits & galleries across the United States. The Lone Beader is also a juried member of the Cambridge Art Association in Cambridge, MA. Please take the time to explore this website. Thank you for your interest!