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"Full Circle", wood sculpture by Betsy Popp, as part of Endangered - ART4Apes virtual exhibition

From now until December 31, 2020, "Full Circle" a wood sculpture by Betsy Popp will be a part of the virtual exhibition of Endangered - ART4Apes.  One of 180 works that feature endangered or creatures in trouble.  "Full Circle" is a sculpture representing Atlantic Spotted Dolphins.

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4th Biennal Wings Water

I have two works in the up coming 4th Biennal Wings & Water at the River Arts on Water in Prairie du Sac, WI.  The exhibit runs from January 23 - March 20.  The opening reception will be held Thursday, January 30, from 5:30 - 7:30.

Midwest Seasons Exhibition

My original oil painting, "Winter Waters", 12" x 16" will be a part of the Midwest Seasons exhibition at the Center for Visual Arts, Wausau, WI.  The Exhibit runs from January 3 - April 4 with the Opening Reception on Friday, January 10 from 5 - 7.

Hawktails and Cocktales Fundraiser

On November 2, Betsy Popp painted a golden eagle for a fund raiser for Raptor Education Group, Inc (REGI).  During the course of the evening there were silent auction items available as well as bucket raffles that all raised funds for REGI.  Betsy had some items in the raffles as well as painted live during the evening to have to raffle winner accounced.  Pictured is her unfinished painting and the winners of the painting.

Betsy Popp Art Exhibit Raises Funds for Local Scholarships

My recent solo exhibition "Residency Retrospective" was a culmination for works created through my many Artist in Residence programs that I have served over the last 18 years.  The accumulation of adventures, experiences, and reference material has given me an endless supply of ideas for current and future works.  I also wanted to do more than just exhibit my work,  I wanted to help make a difference with my work.  50% of all sales went to the Nicolet College Foundation towards student scholarships.  Overall $1500 was given to the Nicolet College Foundation towards student scholarships.  I

Betsy Popp - Residency Retrospective

The Nicolet Art Gallery located on the campus of Nicolet College, 5364 College Drive, Rhinelander, WI, will be hosting an exhibit titled, "Betsy Popp - Residency Retrospective" from Monday, November 19 - Friday, December 21, 2018.  The opening reception for this exhibit will be held on Saturday, November 17 from 2 - 4 pm.

Betsy Popp chosen as Artist in Residence for Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park has just contacted Betsy Popp of Townsend, WI, that she was chosen as their Airist In Residence.  Betsy will serve her residency this August 2018.  Betsy has served a variety of residencies in the past including Sapelo Island, GA, Badlands Nat. Park, SD, Acadia Nat. Park, ME, Everglades Nat. Park, FL, Grand Canyon Nat. Park, AZ, Porcupine Mountain Wilderness Area and Pictured Rocks Nat. Lakeshore, both in Upper Michigan, Studio 210, Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, WI, Odyssey, Costa Rica, and Idaho Art Lab (twice), St.

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My wood sculpture, "Make Room", two life size wrens, will be part of the 8th Annual Artist for Conservation Festival at the Vancouver Convention Center August 22 - 25.  The festival is a multi day art and environmental education event, featuring a world-class conservation themed art exhibit with leading international and regional artists, film, live painting demos, music and cultural performances.

I also have four original paintings as part of "Silent Skies", an international collaborative super-mural mosiac featuring all 678 endangered species of birds of the world.  The 100 foot installation will form the artistic center piece of the 27th International Ornithological Congress in August 2018 at the Vancouver Convention Center, after which the mural will tour internationally.