Biography and Resume

BIOGRAPHY

Betty Butler is an internationally exhibiting, award-winning artist. She specializes in fine art digital collages that combine photography with expressive digital painting. Her prints are colorful and harmonious, evoking the beauty one observes in natural forms. Recently, her particular focus has included climate change and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. A native Chicagoan, now living in Wisconsin, she earned a B.A. in Design from the University of Illinois at Chicago after studying at The Cooper Union School of Art in NYC.

RESUME

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

  • Tebbs Gallery, London, England – 2021
  • Bauhaus Home Gallery, Rome, Italy – 2020
  • Institut fur Alles Mogliche, Berlin, Germany – 2020
  • Lacuna Festivals, Canary Islands, Spain – 2020
  • Vancouver Art Space, Vancouver, Washington – 2020
  • Pennsylvania Art Center for Photography, Doylestown, PA – 2019
  • Fusion Art Gallery, Palm Springs, CA – 2017, 2019
  • Plaxall Gallery, Queens, NY. – 2018
  • Photography Exhibit at Colorado Environmental Film Festival, Golden, CO –  2018
  • Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL – 2017
  • Creative Coworking, Evanston, IL – 2016
  • Frame Warehouse, Evanston, IL – 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Flow Art Space Gallery, St Paul, MN – 2014
  • Stop and Smell the Roses, Public Art Project – Niles, IL – 2014
  • Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL – 2012
  • Northwest Area Arts Council, Woodstock, IL – 2011
  • Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg VA – 2010
  • University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI – 2010
  • Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago, IL – 2010
  • Northern California Arts, Carmichael, CA – 2009
  • The Art Center, Highland Park, IL – 2009
  • Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL – 2008
  • Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha, WI – 2008
  • Skokie Public Library, Skokie, IL – 2008
  • Highland Park Art Walk, Highland Park, IL – 2007
  • Aurora Public Arts Commission, Aurora, IL – 2006
  • Area Arts Council, Elgin, IL – 2005
  • Lincolnwood Illinois City Hall, Lincolnwood, IL – 2004
  • ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL – 2003

AWARDS

  • The Artist’s Circle, Dallas, TX, Best in Show, 2020
  • Lightspacetime.com, Honorable Mention “Abstract,” 2017
  • Lightspacetime.com, Award in Photography, 2016
  • ArtSlant, international contemporary art network, six showcase winner awards in the new-media category, 2012 – 2017

PUBLICATIONS

  •  Artists and Climate Change Blog – 2017
  • Dreams of Healing, Art Exhibit, Swedish Covenant Hospital – 2010
  • The Guild Sourcebook of Residential Art – 2008
  • American Art Collector, Juried Competition – 2007
  • Daily Northwestern, Anna Prior – 2006
  • Chicago Reader, “Critics Choice,” Fred Camper – 2003

EVENTS

EDUCATION

  • University of Illinois, Chicago – BA in Design – 1979
  • The Cooper Union College of Art – NYC