Non-competitive challenges

Prizes are drawn randomly

Open to everyone.


ISGB would like to invite you to “take the challenge.” These are non-competitive challenges designed to help our members grow as artists. This month we are inviting everyone to join us, let's be Stronger Together in helping the Beads of Courage reach their goal.  They are currently in need of beads of all types to support their program.  Let's be stronger together and see how many we can collect together.  ISGB will collect all the beads and submit them on your behalf. You will be acknowledged as the donor for BOC.  By participating you will be entered into a random drawing from all entries to determine the winner of the challenge prize, over $150 value ISGB Package.

The challenge is “Stronger Together - ISGB/Beads of Courage”  Create a minimum of 15 beads to donate to the Beads of Courage.   Send a brief statement on how you approached this challenge, along with one image of your bead or beads.

Submit your entry: Please send one photo and artist statement to membership@isgb.org

Submit your beads to Beads of Courage Stronger Together Bead Challenge download form HERE 

Bead Requirements at website HERE

The window for submission is October 1 - November 15,  2023. The winner will be announced in  the beginning of December.

The ISGB Prize Package is valued at over $150:

      • FREE ISGB individual membership for 1 year up to $75 value (may be used as a renewal or given as a gift?)
      • 2 Lbs of Effetre Glass
      • ISGB Water Bottle - $15.00 Value
      • Glass Bead Evolution choice of 4 digital back issues or Issue 1 print version.  Valued up to $36.00 value


Look for fun tutorials as inspiration on our isgbEducation.org site

We will be sharing FREE inspirational tutorials along the way to help spark your creativity.

  • Jeri Warhaftig
  • Kris Schaible
  • Rashan Jones
  • Irene Kralens

Join the ISGB to be part of all our Creativity Challenges and you can win great prizes all year long sharing inspiration with our glass community.

Chapters are offering more ways to support Beads of Courage.

Visit our website to see how your chapter is participating. 

Learn More about Beads of Courage HERE

or better yet, join us for our upcoming Second Sunday Creators and Makers series with Jean Gribbon the executive director of Beads of Courage, ask questions and get inspired with free bead demonstrations.




We are Stronger Together