Betsy Stewart

"I create paintings of microscopic and macroscopic nature: origins of life from a drop of water to systems in the vast cosmos I honor the words of the naturalist John Muir: "when we tug at a single thing in nature we find that it is attached to the rest of the world"."

Fontis Diptych - Acrylic and sumi ink on wood 5 x 5 x 5 in.

"I have had over 43 solo exhibitions in the USA, Canada and Saudi Arabia. My work has been included in group exhibitions worldwide. Museums and corporations have included my art in their permanent collections: for example, embassies of Finland, Egypt, Barbados and Mexico, US embassies in Pakistan and Barbados, the Kreeger Museum, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington Convention Center, World bank Headquarters, Ogden Museum of Contemporary Art, Bellagio Hotel, Robert Lehrman Foundation.

In addition, as a selected artist by the US Department of State's Art in Embassies Program, my work has been installed in U.S Embassies of France, Greece, Egypt, Barbados, Bangladesh and Mexico. Group exhibitions include France, Egypt, Turkey, South Africa, India, Denmark, Greece and Mexico.”

Natos No. 6 - Acrylic and sumi ink on canvas 16 x 16 in.
Microaquea No. 1 - Acrylic and sumi ink on canvas 36 x 36 x 3 in.
Bioverse No. 4 - Acrylic and sumi ink on canvas 84 x 84 x 3.5 in.
Biocriticals No. 3 - Acrylic and sumi ink on canvas 48 x 48 x 3 in.

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