Eid Mubarak!

My NYC neighborhood of Jackson Heights is home to a large Muslim population from Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. Since this weekend was Eid, the end of Ramadan, our local park was turned over to a Muslim prayer service on Sunday morning. The prayer service was fairly short, and the Imam spoke in both English and […]

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The Edible Academy

Paradise/Michele Bedigian

The New York Botanical Gardens provide an educational gardening program now called  ‘The Edible Academy’  my children have been attending since they were three. Last week was the end of the spring session and my favorite day … HARVESTING! They each harvested what they planted earlier in the season to take home and eat, or […]

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keeping faith

mystic seaport/michele bedigian

This was a drawing for a fiber-art piece I did for a group show a few years back at Mystic Seaport entitled ‘Restoring a Past, Charting a Future’. Seems pretty contemporary considering the divisive challenges we’re all facing globally these days. Keep faith.– Michele fiber art/michele bedigian

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European Fashion Show

I’m happy to announce my inclusion in the traveling show “Across Europe with Best Fashion Illustration“. There are many wonderful artists in the show and I am honored to be amongst them. Here is a piece that is available for purchase through their website: http://www.modeart.eu Greg Betza ©2017

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Creative Study Tour

Last month, I had the opportunity to reportage the University of Kentucky “Creative Study Tour.” This meant I drew the two-day tour of New York City taken by a group of students from the University of Kentucky, in which they and their professor, Dr. Ryan Hargrove, met with professional creatives to hear about their process […]

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