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Betty Pieper (AKA Elzbieta Zem

Joined Artfinder: Jan. 2015

Artworks for sale: 17

United States

About Betty Pieper (AKA Elzbieta Zemaitis)

 
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    As a child I was talented in drawing. When I got oil paints I discovered vast realms beyond the lines! I began using unconventional tools and painting on anything that didn't move. My approach is still eclectic. I've been known to put canvas on sidewalks or lie in weeds to paint. I usually begin with large "abstract" shapes.  My hope is that no matter how it starts out it ends up expressing my unique view of our world and that someone will find it interesting and to their liking.

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    Event: Food for the Soul

    Dates: June 6, 2016 - June 24, 2016

    Venue: SVAN Micropolis Regional Juried Exhibition, Main Street, Gloversville, NY

    This regional juried show is sponsored by Sacandaga Valley Artists Network) with Doretta
    Miller of Skidmore College Art Department as juror and opens June 6, 2016 and runs
    through June 24, 2016 at the Chamber of Commerce, Main Street, Gloversville, NY.

    Event: COLOR

    Dates: April 3, 2016 - April 24, 2016

    Venue: Providence Art Club, Providence, Rhode Island

    The Color Exhibition is a national show by one of the oldest art clubs in the U.S. and known throughout the world. Dominic Molon, the Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemtporary Art and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) selected 60 works from a field of 750 entries. www,providenceartclub.org Pieper's large oil canvas work titled "The Innocents" was selected.

    Event: Annual Juried Exhibition

    Dates: Dec. 4, 2015 - Jan. 22, 2016

    Venue: ARKELL Museum Annual Juried Exhibition, 2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie, NY 13317

    A juror independent of ARKELL Museum is selected. This year the juror is Ms. Jeanne Flanagan curator of the Gallery at St. Rose College, Albany, NY.
    The exhibit is usually accepted as a regional exhibit in that it began with artists within New York State but since anyone with past or present connections to New York may enter it has taken on elements of a national juried show and indeed many visual artists and sculptors from across the country are represented each year. The Annual opens with a reception from 5-7 PM December 4, 2014 and runs into January 2016. Some of the extensive Arkell Collection begun by the founder of Beechnut Foods is on exhibit. For hours and entrance fees call 518-673-2314.

    Event: Betty Pieper Regional Artist: Canajoharie Series

    Dates: Nov. 26, 2015 - Feb. 1, 2016

    Venue: Canajoharie Library at ARKELL Museum site, 2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie, NY 13317

    This display features 10 original paintings of landscapes and buildings near the Village of Canajoharie and a biography of Betty Pieper's links to the community from her childhood. Two paintings feature the historic West Hill School, now shuttered, and several include people bathing in the creek and enjoying the gorge forming Wintergreen Flats. One depicts the falls as the creek descends to form the Boiling Pot downstream on its way through the town and into the Mohawk River. Another painting illustrates how Susan B. Anthony, later a famous suffragette, might have looked teaching in an old fashioned classroom of young women in Canajoharie over a century ago. Betty Pieper became a painter of life environments and experiences and was greatly influenced by the world class works from the ARKELL collection as she did her homework in the library as a preteen years ago. Proceeds from the works go entirely to the library/ARKELL.

    Event: Centennial Celebration of City of Saratoga Springs "Ten Times Ten Equals 100"

    Dates: Aug. 1, 2015 - Aug. 26, 2015

    Venue: Saratoga Arts Center, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

    The Arts Council is helping the City celebrate a hundred years of growth. Entries to the exhibit are ten inches by ten inches. At least one hundred regional artists will participate. The show opens August 1, 2015 with a gala reception of fine food and craftsman beer and runs through August 26th....most of the track season at Saratoga. Besides world class racing, the city abounds in upscale shops, entertainment and dining with natural springs water spas, a state park, Saratoga Peforming Arts Center (ballet and orchestra) as well as a beautiful lake and architectural riches to be enjoyed.

    Event: The 80th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition 2015

    Dates: July 10, 2015 - Aug. 14, 2015

    Venue: Cooperstown Art Association Annual National Exhibit, Cooperstown, N.Y.

    This is one of the oldest and most prestigious annual juried shows in the United States. The Cooperstown Art Association retains well known critics,
    curators, gallery owners, fine art professors and other professionals in the fine art field as jurors. The show runs from July 10 to August 14 of 2015. Three galleries of the Village Library on Main Street are used. The historic building is at 22 Main Street, overlooking beautiful Otsego Lake and across the street from the Baseball Hall of Fame in the unique village of Cooperstown, NY.

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Previous events

Event: Food for the Soul

Dates: June 6, 2016 - June 24, 2016

Venue: SVAN Micropolis Regional Juried Exhibition, Main Street, Gloversville, NY

This regional juried show is sponsored by Sacandaga Valley Artists Network) with Doretta
Miller of Skidmore College Art Department as juror and opens June 6, 2016 and runs
through June 24, 2016 at the Chamber of Commerce, Main Street, Gloversville, NY.

Event: COLOR

Dates: April 3, 2016 - April 24, 2016

Venue: Providence Art Club, Providence, Rhode Island

The Color Exhibition is a national show by one of the oldest art clubs in the U.S. and known throughout the world. Dominic Molon, the Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemtporary Art and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) selected 60 works from a field of 750 entries. www,providenceartclub.org Pieper's large oil canvas work titled "The Innocents" was selected.

Event: Annual Juried Exhibition

Dates: Dec. 4, 2015 - Jan. 22, 2016

Venue: ARKELL Museum Annual Juried Exhibition, 2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie, NY 13317

A juror independent of ARKELL Museum is selected. This year the juror is Ms. Jeanne Flanagan curator of the Gallery at St. Rose College, Albany, NY.
The exhibit is usually accepted as a regional exhibit in that it began with artists within New York State but since anyone with past or present connections to New York may enter it has taken on elements of a national juried show and indeed many visual artists and sculptors from across the country are represented each year. The Annual opens with a reception from 5-7 PM December 4, 2014 and runs into January 2016. Some of the extensive Arkell Collection begun by the founder of Beechnut Foods is on exhibit. For hours and entrance fees call 518-673-2314.

Event: Betty Pieper Regional Artist: Canajoharie Series

Dates: Nov. 26, 2015 - Feb. 1, 2016

Venue: Canajoharie Library at ARKELL Museum site, 2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie, NY 13317

This display features 10 original paintings of landscapes and buildings near the Village of Canajoharie and a biography of Betty Pieper's links to the community from her childhood. Two paintings feature the historic West Hill School, now shuttered, and several include people bathing in the creek and enjoying the gorge forming Wintergreen Flats. One depicts the falls as the creek descends to form the Boiling Pot downstream on its way through the town and into the Mohawk River. Another painting illustrates how Susan B. Anthony, later a famous suffragette, might have looked teaching in an old fashioned classroom of young women in Canajoharie over a century ago. Betty Pieper became a painter of life environments and experiences and was greatly influenced by the world class works from the ARKELL collection as she did her homework in the library as a preteen years ago. Proceeds from the works go entirely to the library/ARKELL.

Event: Centennial Celebration of City of Saratoga Springs "Ten Times Ten Equals 100"

Dates: Aug. 1, 2015 - Aug. 26, 2015

Venue: Saratoga Arts Center, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

The Arts Council is helping the City celebrate a hundred years of growth. Entries to the exhibit are ten inches by ten inches. At least one hundred regional artists will participate. The show opens August 1, 2015 with a gala reception of fine food and craftsman beer and runs through August 26th....most of the track season at Saratoga. Besides world class racing, the city abounds in upscale shops, entertainment and dining with natural springs water spas, a state park, Saratoga Peforming Arts Center (ballet and orchestra) as well as a beautiful lake and architectural riches to be enjoyed.

Event: The 80th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition 2015

Dates: July 10, 2015 - Aug. 14, 2015

Venue: Cooperstown Art Association Annual National Exhibit, Cooperstown, N.Y.

This is one of the oldest and most prestigious annual juried shows in the United States. The Cooperstown Art Association retains well known critics,
curators, gallery owners, fine art professors and other professionals in the fine art field as jurors. The show runs from July 10 to August 14 of 2015. Three galleries of the Village Library on Main Street are used. The historic building is at 22 Main Street, overlooking beautiful Otsego Lake and across the street from the Baseball Hall of Fame in the unique village of Cooperstown, NY.


 

Biography

As a child I was talented in drawing. When I got oil paints I discovered vast realms beyond the lines! I began using unconventional tools and painting on anything that didn't move. My approach is still eclectic. I've been known to put canvas on sidewalks or lie in weeds to paint. I usually begin with large "abstract" shapes.  My hope is that no matter how it starts out it ends up expressing my unique view of our world and that someone will find it interesting and to their liking.

 
 
 
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