Betty Jameson

Damascus rose
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Magic Mountain

About the artist

Betty Jameson relies on strength of design and color to create compelling works with a variety of approaches in acrylic, watercolor, acrylic, ink and collage. Although she does representational work, her expressive style strives to suggest and evoke rather than directly inform the viewer. 

Selected as the 2017 poster artist for a statewide show at the University of Texas, Round Rock, she was also the Georgetown, Texas Red Poppy Festival poster artist for 2014, Betty also had two paintings in the 2014 Austin City Hall People’s Gallery.  She’s won many awards including selection into the 132nd American Watercolor Society’s International exhibit. She was published in Watercolor Magic magazine, on the covers of Holistic Medicine magazine and the Steamboat Springs Art Guide and in the Santa Maria California Art Guides. She also was chosen label artist for Messina Hof’s 2005 Private Reserve wine. She illustrated three children’s books, “Your Magical Party” (A child’s bedtime story) a “A Dragon A Day” (How to use creative activities to motivate children) and "The Little Tree That Found Love".  Two paintings were also featured in a CD series and a book,  “A Walk Into Abstracts-How Did They Do That” by artist and author Sue St. John.

Receiving a BA in Art Education at The University of Puget Sound and a MA in Creative Expression in Education from the University of Hawaii. Studies continued in Washington DC at the Torpedo Factory, the Corcoran Museum of Art and Washington DC's Georgetown University where she completed two semesters toward an MFA. She took  workshops from renowned color theorist, Joy Turner Luke and has studied with numerous nationally known instructors, most notably, Mary Todd Beam and Gerald Brommer who encourage experimentation.  Betty taught for 12 years from Florida to Hawaii and Virginia and has conducted numerous single day workshops in Texas.

Betty has won prizes from national art organizations and water media societies across the United States and her work is in many private collections. She is a signature member of TWS,SWS,SW,MOWS,MTWS,ISEA (nautilus=accepted 6 times) and NCS.





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