Art & Art History

Date: 4:00pm EDT April 23

Artist Talk: Julia Betts

Visiting Artist Julia Betts will present a public talk about her work and artistic practice.

Julia Betts artwork

The Art + Art History Department is pleased to present a public artist talk by Julia Betts on Tuesday, 4/23 at 4PM in Larrabee Studio Arts Center (100 Gibson Ave.- near HR).

Julia Betts is an interdisciplinary visual and performance artist based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She graduated with a BA from the University of Pittsburgh in 2014 and from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2017 with an MFA in Sculpture. Betts has participated in group exhibitions in New York at Microscope Gallery and Flux Factory, and has presented numerous solo shows at Second Sight Studio (Columbus, OH), Unsmoked Systems (Pittsburgh, PA) and others. Betts will present a solo exhibit at Grid Space in New York during their upcoming exhibit season.

Betts has been an artist-in-residence at Second Sight Studio (OH) and Bunker Projects (PA), and has been awarded upcoming residencies at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VA) and Pilotenkuchen (Leipzig, Germany).

Julia Betts’ exhibit ‘Enduring Structures, Unsettled Hues,’ on view in Kohl Gallery from February 9-17 as part of the Temporal Boundaries Performance Art Series, will introduce the campus community to her work. Betts returns to Washington College as a Visiting Artist at on 4/23, when she will spend the day on campus speaking with studio art classes and meeting individually with studio art seniors, in addition to the 4PM public talk about her work. See more of the artist’s work at www.juliabetts.com. This lecture is presented as part of the Art + Art History Department’s 2018-2019 Visiting Artist Lecture Series.

This event is free and open to the public, and all are warmly invited to attend.

For more information, contact Prof. Julie Wills: 

Julia Betts artwork