Juanita Finger, is an award- winning artist, personally constructing each piece by hand, in addition to the ingenuity that this artist brings to her craft, each piece has a story, memory, inspiration or song ALL pieces are emotively-inspired and have been made into tangible reality.
Gracious, formal, whimsical or personalized, visual art forms by Ms.Finger, the artist. The irony-- her last name---Finger-- brings a chuckle to me, as this is INDEED,the best surname that can best describe and exemplify how talented this lady's fingers have always been...
Many of Juanita's pieces are crafted with a technique called bead-weaving.~ Read more about bead-weaving and bead-stinging on the author page.
Featured on this site are beaded sculptures; tapestries; wall hangings; and Christmas ornaments.
Each creation begins with an idea or inspiration. After thoughtful planning and introspection, designing a piece, then bead work begins. The finished piece(s) are remarkable,and exquisitely mastered, many available to be seen on these pages. More on-going, at mid-completion, or yet to be inspired bead work to follow.
Her desire is that you enjoy this site;share your discovery with all of your friends; write to Ms. Finger telling her which pieces resonated with you the most; and finally, she would be honored and overjoyed if you would sign her guest book!
Please feel free to contact Juanita, if you have any questions, requests, or have been inspired by any of these eye-popping pieces.
You can also find her on Facebook. Look for Tokay Beaded Art and become a fan.
See the artist bio for further contact information. Let Juanita bring the world of beaders and bead weaving to your learning and expansion by creativity of natural expression and fine,finger- art, by Ms. Finger herself!
"JUANITA FINGER of Roswell, New Mexico has created something inventive and unique, involving meticulous work with beads. Her piece, “Loss of Innocence Tree,” is quite developed with its reference to the snake and the forbidden fruit of the tree in the Garden of Eden." Larry Bradshaw, Curator, Professor of Art, Upstream People Gallery, 4-1-2009