I am gearing up for a move from my Oregon Coast art studio to Sisters/Bend (Oregon) sometime in the next few months. My time in Charleston, Oregon (2 years in May) has been mixed. I turned 60 here, got much more physically healthy and lost 30 pounds. I was completely inspired by my surroundings, but […]
Charleston Oregon Artist, Betsy Lewis, Presents “Shipyard Fragments” Shipyard Art Exhibition at South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve Get up close and personal with the Charleston Shipyard! Betsy Lewis offers an intimate look at the beauteous decay of the shipyard, docks and waterways of Charleston, Oregon. Her work is a unique mix of photography, paint, […]
Exciting news! I won the People’s Choice Award at the 2015 Miniatures and Small Works Art Competition at Art by the Sea Gallery and Studio in Bandon, Oregon. This means I get a full wall show at this gallery in 2016. This also means I need to get busy exploring this medium a bit […]
“Shipyard Fragments”, my low relief on canvas, won the Honorable Mention art award at the Art by the Sea Gallery’s annual Miniatures and Small Works Exhibition for 2015. The Gallery is located in Bandon, Oregon.
I’ve fallen in love with the Charleston Shipyard. It is where I have found the best rusty bits and wooden scraps for my collages. I feel a little like a suspicious character wandering among the derelict ships, harvesting their leavings, but I am always carrying my camera and photographing at the same time. And really, […]