Betsy Youngquist Beaded Mosaic Sculpture

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Last updated on Dec 13, 2021

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Betsy Youngquist

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Betsy Youngquist


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About betsyyoungquist

Sales 775
On Etsy since 2010

My First Drawing

After 20 years of working with beads as an artist I decided to open an Etsy shop. Etsy allows me to reach out to the planet. It's a good thing.
When I was a little over one year of age my mother accidentally left a marker uncapped. I grabbed the marker and started drawing on a marble table in our home when my mom wasn't looking. Apparently there was something aesthetically pleasing about my scribbles. That's when this crazy life of being an artist started. It's a journey I continue to this day at age 49. Often filled with doubt at my life choice, I have to remember that the early child in me knew what I was here to do.....

Shop members

  • Betsy Youngquist

    Owner, Creator

    Betsy Youngquist started applying beads to the surface of her watercolor paintings over twenty years ago. Today the artist is nationally and internationally recognized for her innovative sculptural mosaics using beads.

  • Scott Long


    Scott Long sculpts many of the underlying forms in Betsy's art. Betsy and Scott have worked on and off as a creative team for over 15 years. Scott received his BFA from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in Milwaukee, WI in the early 1990's.

Production partners

  • R. Scott Long

    Rockford, IL

    R. Scott long works in partnership with Betsy in creating the substructures she beads. The Little King of the Jungle was hand carved by Scott.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 19, 2022
Welcome to my Etsy store. I am so happy that you have stopped by. I am a full time artist living and working in Rockford, IL. All of my work is one of a kind made by hand in my studio.
My work can be seen locally and internationally in museums and galleries. I also travel throughout the United States exhibiting at fine art and craft shows.
More information on me and my work can be found at my web site: and on Facebook at BYART

Accepted payment methods

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
I want you to be happy with your purchase of my art. If you are unhappy with your item I will offer you a refund, less shipping. In shipping a piece back the buyer is responsible for appropriate packaging, return postage, insurance, and delivery confirmation back to me. The piece must be in the same condition as it was when sent, and the return needs to be made within 10 days of receipt. For more information on my return policy please convo me.
Thank you!
Paypal and most major credit cards are accepted though my Etsy store.
You may also call my studio directly. M-F 11am-4pm CST.
815-742-0719 if you would like to make other arrangements.
Standard shipping is USPS Priority.
I will use an alternate carrier (Fed Ex, UPS) if a package is too large to ship via the USPS or if USPS is having known delivery issues.
Insurance is not included in your shipping charges. If you wish to add the cost of insurance for accidental damage or loss please contact me for a quote.
If shipping to another country contact me for shipping price.
Overseas orders will be shipped through the US Post Office Priority Mail without insurance. Any non-delivery of an item shipped overseas is the responsibility of the buyer. If you want your purchase insured for an international purchase please convo me.
If you would like extra services added to the shipping contact me upon the order.
Most orders will be shipped within a week if not sooner.
Additional policies and FAQs
I do not do any commissions at this time.