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Betsy PoppBetsy Popp   MFA - Painting, AFC Betsy Popp
Oil Painting, Wood Sculpture, Pastel, Pencil
 
The Northwoods of Wisconsin have always been home for Betsy. Blessed with her mother's artistic talents and clocking in many hours in the woods with her father over the years has molded Betsy's career as a nature and landscape artist.

Betsy works mainly include detailed wood sculptures and oil, though she is versatile in graphite, acrylis, and pastels. Such a variety of mediums yet all the distinct work of artist Betsy Popp.

Some highlights of Betsy's artistic career are:
*Birds In Art , artist, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
*"Seeing Red", preparatory sketch in the permanent collection at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
*Artist - In - Residence, Costa Rica
*Artist - In - Residence, Idaho Art Lab, St. Anthony, Idaho
*Artist - In - Residence, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, MI
*Artist - In - Residence, Porcupine Mountiain State Wilderness Area, MI
*Artist - In - Residence, Badlands National Park, SD
*Artist - In - Residence, Sapelo Island, GA
*Artist - In - Residence, Acadia National Park, ME
*Artist - In - Residence, Everglades National Park, FL
*Artist - In - Residence, Grand Canyon National Park,
North Rim, Arizona
*Featured talent in "Grand Canyon - Journey of Wonder"
*Wild Wings Artist - Original Catalog and Fall Festival, Lake City, MN
*Featured in "Best Of America Pastels"
*"Art of the Animal Kingdom XIII", Bennington Center for the Arts, Vermont
*First Place Interpretive Sculpture, and First Place Fine Art Under Glass, 29th Annual Louisiania Wildfowl Carving & Collectors Guild, New Orleans, LA

Betsy has exhibited her art work from New York to Oregon and has had the fortune of receiving many First Place ribbons as well as "Best of Show" awards for her efforts.

Besides art work telemark skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, bow hunting, fly fishing, backpacking, hiking, camping, biking, and scuba diving are some of the activities that round out Betsy's lifestyle. Her favorite saying is, "I never get bored!".

Resides: Townsend, WI

Education: BS Art Education - Broad Field Art Major, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Stevens Point,WI
MFA - Fine Art, Painting - Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

Major Fields of Study: Broad Field Major in Art Education K-12,
Masters of Fine Art - Painting

Artistic Specialization:Landscapes, Nature, Wildlife, Wood Sculpture, Oil

Commissions:  Accepted




 
Support for Conservation:
xBetsy is a supporter of REGI, Raptor Education Group, Inc. Totally a self sufficient rehab center for birds of prey and many other species of birds such a loons, herons, and sandhill cranes.
 
Special Achievements:
  • 2008 - PaintAmerica Top 100
    http://www.paintamerica.com
    'Mourning Reflection' an original pastel by artist Betsy Popp is part of PaintAmerica's Top 100. Two images were chosen from each state to make up the Top 100. 'Mourning Reflection' represents one of two images out of all the images from Wisconsin. 'Mourning Reflection' will be available on their web site as well as go on tour with the PaintAmerica exhibition schedule.
     
  • 2008 - Artist In Residence - Grand Canyon National Park, North Rim, Arizona
    Betsy will serve as the 2008 Artist In Residence for the Grand Canyon National Park, North Rim, Arizona.
    Betsy has previously served as Artist In Residence a:
    Sapelo Island, Georgia
    Badlands National Park, South Dakota
    Acadia National Park, Maine
    Everglades National PArk, Florida

     
  • Birds In Art, Artist
    Betsy participated in the Birds In Art Exhibit at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI. Once a Birds In Art Artist, always a Birds In Art Artist!
     
Collections:
  • 2011 - Grand Canyon National Park
    Two wall reliefs of Cape Final at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, display a raven, white throat swift, and the green-violet swallow. A wood sculpture/wall hanging art work, by Betsy Popp will be on display in the Book Store on the North Rim.
     
  • 2010 - Everglades National Park
    A pair of life size, anatomically correct Cape Sable Seaside Sparrows mounted into a wood sculpture adorn the Coe's Visitor's Center at the Everglades National Park.
     
  • Georgia Department of Natural Resources
    An original pastel of wood storks titled, 'Misty Morning Storks', is in the collection of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
     
  • Badlands National Park
    An original pastel titled 'Formation Doves' is in the private collection of the Badlands National Park, South Dakota
     
  • Acadia National Park
    An original wood sculpture of a pair of chickadees is in the private collection of Acadia National Park, Maine
     
Publications:
  • Best of America Pastels (2007)
    More about Best of America Pastels
    Betsy's pastel, 'Reflections of Marissa' is featured in the book. - 
    Published by: Kennedy Promotions
     

 

 
 
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