Humanity in pink

The Women’s March took place today on the west side of Central Park in New York City. There were so many pink hats I couldn’t see anything else! Today’s march was an incredible demonstration of solidarity and unity. This outpouring prompted me to draw a continuous line of pink representing the respect and unity that […]

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Dapper Smoker

I made this drawing last Thursday at the Society of Illustrators Gibson Girl Sketch Night. The male model, dressed in top hat and tux, was the perfect “accessory” for the staged event. Here he is lighting a cigarette, confidently, like he would have in the 1890s. Greg Betza ©2017

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Jazz and Chihuly

A few weeks back I went to see this fantastic show at the NYBG featuring Dale Chihuly, an American artist who’s mastered the translucent and transparent qualities of ice, water, glass, and neon. He  creates works of art that transform the everyday experience. It was spectacular to see the installation illuminated at night. Above is […]

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