Even as a child, Beth realized she was born to be an artist.
So, she painted and drew throughout her high school and college
She put herself through college
working full time and graduated with a double major Bachelor
of Fine Arts and a concentration in painting and Communications.
She began her professional
art career completing detailed soft renderings of residential
and commercial properties for real estate companies to market
their listings and to present to buyers upon closing.
Drawing and draftsmanship
is the foundation of all my work. The drawing is the armature
upon which value, color, shapes and perspective are hung. Major
shapes and negative space are the geography in which the other
This is the world in which
Beth creates her paintings. Whether they are landscapes or portraits
of people or animals, Beth creates a world you want to be in.
You can see yourself riding that horse, or walking in that wood.
Those chickens make you smile, remind you of your own childhood.
You think you've been on that beach, watching the sunrise through
the fog. Perhaps you have been to the places she paints, but
even if you havent, you recognize them. Beth's paintings
make you feel welcome, they are familiar and lingering, mysterious
and powerful yet quiet and respectful.