Swiftcurrent 2017 

Swiftcurrent 2017 

Current & Recent Exhibitions:

Kolman & Pryor at the Mill City Clinic

Opening reception Wednesday, October 25 5:30-7:30 pm

901 South Second Street, Minneapolis

Rosalux 15th Anniversary Show

On view May 13-28th. Come out for a fun night and celebration this Saturday, May 13th from 7-10 pm!


Sensitive Indicators

Solp exhibition at Kolman & Pryor Gallery in Minneapolis from February 25-April 29, read more about the show here.

Opening reception Saturday, March 25, 7-9 PM.

Freeze and Thaw

Solo exhibition at Rosalux Gallery in Minneapolis on view concurrently with Ute Bertog's solo show Still the night.

August 6-28, 2015, public closing reception Saturday, August 27, 7-10 pm.

Find out more details by clicking here.

SubmergeRecent Works by Betsy Ruth Byers

Solo exhibition at the Hillstrom Museum of Art in St. Peter, MN. The opening reception is Monday, February 15, 7-9 pm with an artist talk scheduled at 7:30 pm.

See Mary Abbe's review by clicking here.

Read Robb Murray's article in the Mankato Free Press by clicking here.

February 15 - April 24, 2016

Society of Scottish Artist Annual Exhibition

National Galleries of Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland

December 1 2015 – 18 January 2016

Current Events:

I am pleased to announce that I was selected as a Mcknight Professional Mid-Career Artist Grantee by the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council! With the grant funds I will be making work inspired by the impact of climate change on Glacier National Park. Stay tuned for more details!

SCOPE 2017

I will be showing artwork at the SCOPE International Art Fair with the Kolman & Pryor Gallery from March 2-5, 2017.

I cannot wait to be a part of Art Week in NYC!



Monster Drawing Rally

Come and support Midway Contemporary art this Saturday, December 10th for the 9th annual Monster Drawing Rally at the Grainbelt building in NE Minneapolis. I will be drawing at 4 pm.

For event details visit Midway's website by clicking here.

I am excited to be a part of the 410 Bike Project. I was the last artist interviewed on the final leg of the journey. The artwork will be exhibited at the 410 Project in Mankato October 2-18th. A public reception will be held on Saturday, October 8 from 7-9 PM.

I was honored to have my painting, Endless, selected as cover art for Joyce Sutphen's new publication of poetry

Modern Love and Other Myths

Joyce Sutphen is Minnesota's current Poet Laureate. Find more information about the publication at Red Dragonfly Press.

MN State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant Recipient!

I have been selected as a 2015 MN State Arts Board Grant Recipient. With the support of the grant I will be working on new paintings for my upcoming exhibition at the HIllstrom Museum of Art. Minnesota, thank you for your support of the arts!

2014 MN Biennial, Minnesota Museum of American Art

I was selected as one of the 2014 MN Biennial Artists. Read the about the Biennial here.

The exhibition will be on display at the Minnesota Museum of American Art from June 12-August 3, 2014.

365 artists 365 days

I am a featured artist today! (March 2nd, 2014) on 365 artists, 365 days.

This blog is a collaborative project between the Frank Juarez Gallery and Greymatter Gallery in Milwaukee, WI.

Premier of Painting the Place Between at the Fitgerald Theater on December 6th!

6:45 PM Meet the Artist and Director Reception

7:45 PM Film begins

9:00 PM Q + A

Purchase a copy of the film

Check out this article in Southernminn.com