Betsy Popp's blog

Friday, 23 September, 2022
200 artworks by 179 artists from 19 countries were chosen for AFC's 15th Annual exhibit, celebrating artistic excellence in the depiction of nature, raising awareness of conservation issues and supporting organizations dedicated to them.  84 of the 200 artworks will premier at the Artists for Conservation Festival at Van Dusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver, Canada from September 23 - 26."Blue Ruckus" a mixed media work by Betsy Popp has been selected as one of the 84 artworks that make up the 'live exhibit'.  All 200 works can be viewed through the virtual...
Monday, 11 July, 2022
With the guidance through Artists for Conservation, I have committed a percentage of my sales to Raptor Education Group, Inc., (REGI), at N2160 W Rollwood Road, Antigo, WI  54409.  REGI is a 501 non-profit organization dedicated to the care and rehabilitation of injured or orphaned native bird species and public education of wildlife issues.  REGI has three goals.  1).  To create a safe haven for injured wildlife while they heal and until they are ready to be released back into the wild.  2).  To develop nutritional protocol, rehabilitiation methods and...
Thursday, 16 June, 2022
An artwork titled, "Shadows", by Betsy Popp is one of the works exhibited in the Northern Nationals, at Nicolet Art Gallery, Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI.  The show runs from June 16 - July 28.  The opening reception is June 16 at 5 p.m. at the gallery.
Saturday, 28 May, 2022
Saturday, May 28, and Sunday, May 29, Betsy Popp met the public and did art demonstrations expalining her process in wood sculpture.  Betsy also had just over 20 paintings that included landscapes, mammals, and bird life on display that showed the public her versatility in artistic mediums.  On display were examples of her oil, pastel, and acrylic works as well as over a dozen wood sculptures.A variety of original works by Betsy are on exhibit and available for purchase through Earthwood Artisans, 360 E Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO
Friday, 14 January, 2022
"Shadowlands", 16" x 20", original oil, is part of the exhibition; "Scenic 2021".  The show runs from December 31, 2021 - January 31, 2022.  The entire exhibit can be viewed here:  
Friday, 14 January, 2022
"Evolution", 18" x 24", original oil, is part of the "Extinction 2021" exhibition.  The show runs from December 31, 2021 - February 10, 2022.See the entire exhibit here: 
Tuesday, 30 October, 2018  Contact me if you are interested in any of these works.  Thank you.  
Tuesday, 30 October, 2018
"What You Looking At?", Original Oil Painting (18" x 24"),  by Elizabeth (Betsy) Popp; will be one of the featured artworks at Endangered Art 4 Apes.  If you're going to be in Miami during Art Week I'd love for you to come to visit and enjoy this year's exhibition.  Endangered Art 4 Apes - Fine Art & Photography Exhibition 2018 at the Dade Heritage Trust, 190 SE Terrace, Miami, FL  33131. December 5 - 8; 2 - 9 pm.  Full program at  Benefits Center for Great Apes
Thursday, 30 August, 2018
Leading into my last week in the park, I encountered some rainy weather.  I was either trapped in my room, attempting to spend my sentence creating art and hoping the weather changes for the better.  I managed to get in a few short hikes at a time figuring is I only went between 2 - 4 miles at a time and got caught in the rain, it wouldn't be too difficult to get back to my car.  I drove north to the Dickey Visitor's Center and stopped at Elkwollow for a sandwich.  There was considerable road construction on that particular stretch of Skyline Drive.  My...
Saturday, 18 August, 2018
Friday, August 17 - After hiking such a big hike the day before, I planned on doing several shorter hikes today.  Among the hikes was a rock scramble on the Bearfence Mountain Loop.  A loop just over a mile with a section of climbing over and through rocks as part of the trail.  I know three adventurous granddaughters that would have loved climbing those rocks - I now know where to take them someday!  I then pulled into Hazeltop Ridge Overlook and started down the trail into the woods to Powell Mountain.  I planned on just going to the summit and back which would have...