Animalia

Sheep Jones, Hide 21, oil on wood, 12” x 12”

Opening reception on Friday, September 27th, 5:30-8pm
Show runs through October 26th

Please join Betts Gallery at an opening reception on Friday, September 27th, 5:30-8pm, for a group show entitled ‘Animalia’. The work, in a variety of media, is inspired by both domestic and wild creatures that inhabit our planet, on the land, in the air and under the sea. The show, which runs through October 26th, features artists Sally Brophy, MJ Viano Crowe, Julie Cyr, Kris Engman, David Estey, Helene Farrar, Conny Hatch, Sheep Jones, Kirk P. Linder, Kat Logan, Kathi Peters, Rebekah Raye, Willy Reddick, Dorothy Royle, Jill Stasium and Peter Walls. The Belfast Fourth Friday Art Walk is always a fun time to stroll around town, visit the galleries, talk to the artists, see some friends and enjoy some fine refreshments. The Belfast Framer and Betts Gallery is located at 96 Main Street in Belfast, and also may be entered from Beaver Street. For more information please call 338-6465.

Kat Logan, Hummingbird, oil on canvas, 30” x 30”

Peter Walls, Allured – Under the Sea I, acrylic on wood panel, 18″ x 18″

Betts Gallery Opens Group Show ‘H2O’

Julie Cyr, Swimming with Seals, oil, 10” x 20”

August 16- September 21, 2019
Opening Reception Friday August 16th, 5:30-8pm

Please join Betts Gallery at an opening reception on August 16th, 5:30-8pm, for a group show entitled ‘H2O’. The show includes many interpretations of H2O, in its various states, in a variety of media including watercolor, oil, photography, acrylic, graphite and mixed media. The show, which runs through September 21st, features artists Susan Cooney, Julie Cyr, Gregory Dunham, Sarah Faragher, Sheep Jones, Mark Kelly, Kathleen Mack, Wesley Reddick, Willy Reddick, Rebecca Rivers, Shari Goddard Shambaugh, Kay Sullivan, and Gilbert Welch. The Belfast Framer and Betts Gallery is located at 96 Main Street in Belfast, and also may be entered from Beaver Street. For more information please call 338-6465.

Susan Cooney, Seal Bay Series, No. 2, Giclee print of pencil drawing, 8” x 10″

Kay Sullivan, Rain Riverside, pastel, 7″ x 7″

Betts Gallery Opens Group Show ‘Dimensional’

Maureen Block, Interior Space, found object, mixed media, 15.5″ x 16″ x 15″

Please join Betts Gallery at an opening reception on July 5th, 5:30-8pm, for a group show entitled ‘Dimensional’. This showing by local artists will be sculpture and wall relief works in a variety of mediums including wood, clay, bronze, paper, found objects and mixed media. The show runs through August 10th, and includes artists Jeffrey Ackerman, Daniel Anselmi, Maureen Block, JT Gibson, Conny Hatch, James MacDonald, Alice Parsons, Lesia Sochor, Norman Tinker, Simon van der Ven, Kathy Weinberg and Janalee Welch. The Belfast Framer and Betts Gallery is located at 96 Main Street in Belfast, and also may be entered from Beaver Street. For more information please call 338-6465.

Jeffrey Ackerman, Sphinx I, terracotta, 17.5″ x 12″ x 9″

Betts Gallery Opens Group Show ‘Roots’

Please join Betts Gallery at an opening reception on May 24th, 5:30-8pm, for a group show entitled ‘Roots’, as artists dig deep and explore the many meanings of the word. Roots can be the origin of something, as in families or language. It can be used to describe where one comes from, or the essential core of something, and commonly describes the parts of a plant that are below ground, such as a tuber or bulb.

The show runs through June 29th, and includes artists Kenny Cole, MJ Viano Crowe, Julie Cyr, Kris Engman, JT Gibson, Kevin Johnson, Sheep Jones, Mark Kelly, Petrea Noyes, Toki Oshima, Joan Proudman, Wes Reddick, Willy Reddick, and Lesia Sochor. The Belfast Fourth Friday Art Walk is always a fun time to stroll around town, visit the galleries, talk to the artists, see some friends and enjoy some fine refreshments. The Belfast Framer & Betts Gallery is located at 96 Main Street in Belfast, and also may be entered from Beaver Street. For more information please call 338-6465

Holiday Galleria

Opening reception, Friday December 7th, 5:30-8pm
December 7th through the 22nd

This December, Betts Gallery celebrates the holidays with their annual ‘Holiday Galleria’ show, joining in on the Belfast Holiday Artwalk with an opening reception, Friday December 7th, 5:30-8pm. The exhibit of local, affordable art, in a variety of media includes works by: Sally Brophy, Jennie Connor, Susan Cooney, Julie Cyr, Kris Engman, Sarah Faragher, Helene Ferrar, Conny Hatch, David Jacobson, Sheep Jones, Mark Kelly, Allegra Kuhn, Kathleen Mack, Leslie Moore, Willy Reddick, Wes Reddick, Betty Schopmeyer, Lesia Sochor, Kay Sullivan, Mary Trotochaud and Peter Walls. Be sure to check in often, as the show, which runs from December 7th through the 22nd, will be changing throughout the month as sold pieces are replaced by new work.

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Trees

Helene Farrar, Tree Love, 5′ X 5″, Encaustic

September 28th through November 2nd
Opening reception Friday September 28th, 5:30-8pm

Betts gallery welcomes autumn with a show celebrating ‘Trees’. Besides the beauty of trees, the majestic living beings offer us shade, they help clean the air we breathe, some provide food, and selectively harvested, they provide us with wood. This show of 2d work includes oil and acrylic paintings, pastels and encaustic interpretations by local artists: Julie Cyr, Kris Engman, Sarah Faragher, Helene Farrar, Sheep Jones, Betty Schopmeyer and Kay Sullivan. The show runs from September 28th through November 2nd, with an opening reception Friday September 28th, 5:30-8pm as part of the Belfast Fourth Friday Art Walk. The Belfast Framer and Betts Gallery is located at 96 Main Street in Belfast, and also may be entered from Beaver Street. For more information please call 338-6465

Amalgamation

‘It’s Simple’ by Conny Hatch, Found Wood, 5″X5″

August 17th through September 22, 2018
Opening Reception Friday, August 17, 5:30-8pm

Please join Betts Gallery for an opening reception Friday, August 17th, 5:30-8pm for a show entitled ‘Amalgamation’. Webster’s dictionary defines amalgamation as ‘the action or process of uniting or merging two or more things’. Invited artists working in collage, mixed media, sculpture and assemblage are Daniel Anselmi, Kate Chapin, Conny Hatch, Karen MacDonald, Maryfaith Morison, Abbie Read, Axel Stohlberg and Norman Tinker. The show runs from August 17th through September 22nd. The Belfast Framer and Betts Gallery is located at 96 Main Street in Belfast, and also may be entered from Beaver Street. Due to the impending birth of a grandchild at the end of August, it would be best to check the website or call for gallery hours before coming! For more information please call 338-6465.

Gray Scale

David Jacobson, Simon van der Ven, JT Gibson

Betts Gallery Opens Group Show ‘Gray Scale’
July 6th through August 11th
Opening reception Friday July 6th, 5:30-8pm

Please join Betts Gallery for an opening reception Friday July 6th, 5:30-8pm for a show entitled ‘Gray Scale’. Invited artists and fine crafts people will be showing work that ranges from white to black, with infinite shades of gray in a variety of media; painting, etching, graphite, ceramic, blown glass, photography, sterling silver and enameled jewelry. Artists include Suzanne Anderson, Susan Cooney, JT Gibson, David Jacobson, Kevin Johnson, Mark Kelly, Willy Reddick, Emily Shaffer and Simon van der Ven. The show runs from July 6th through August 11th. The Belfast Framer and Betts Gallery is located at 96 Main Street in Belfast, and also may be entered from Beaver Street. For more information please call 338-6465.

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