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Betsy Bannan

Senior Instructor
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Betsy is a Roanoke based painter whose paintings explore the varying perspectives humans have of the planet on which we live. Much of the work is of the earth from different elevations in order to observe topography, human impact on the land, and the built environment.

Visualizing the earth from above in terms of topography, human impact, and the built environment.

ART 1004 Painting For Non-Majors

"A Matter of Elevation", solo exhibit at Perspective Gallery, Va Tech, "Break of Day, Edge of Night", group exhibition at the Painting Center, New York, NY, "Homeward Bound", group exhibition at the Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA, "Recent Paintings", solo show at Moss Arts Center, Va Tech, "Environmental Food Chain: Food for Thought", group exhibition, MC Gallery, New York, NY.

Best in Show
“What’s Your GPS?”
    All-Media juried exhibition
    St. Louis Artists Guild, St. Louis, MO
    Laura Strand, Juror, Southern Illinois University


BA Studio Art, Virginia Tech

MFA, Painting, minor in Art History, Pratt Institute