Showing posts from February, 2015

Art Auction at 'The Square'

I am pleased to announce that my work 'Gentle Whisper' has been juried into the
18th Annual Art Auction Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art Presents it's 18th Annual Art Auction: April Showers Bloom Art at The Square. Join us, Saturday, April 11, 2015 for the Live Art Auction.
Selected works go on display beginning Thursday, March 19th, 2015

On the Easel - In Progress

Each painting I create I continue to learn every step of the way. Also, I do not start each painting the same way. Having finished one series of paintings I am transitioning into the next. This next series is a fascination with fresh water. Fresh water is our most precious resource; take care of it.

This series is titled 'Living Water'. The following are steps in the progress of this painting.
More to Come......

New Paintings on

To show what paintings are in the 'Spacious Skies' Exhibition, I displayed them on my web site in the first two pages of the 'paintings' tab. Links:  and  My last blog probably had way too much info in it. I confess that I just copied the press release from the Pen Gallery.

This painting is the only one not on those web pages. I am holding off until I am satisfied with it.

'Spacious Skies' Exhibition at the Pen Gallery

Old Montana Prison Museums News 
“Spacious Skies” - landscape oil paintings by
Cindy Betka
Powell County Museum and Arts Foundation
Opening reception for “Spacious Skies”- landscape oil paintings by Cindy Betka
Thursday, April 30, 2015, 5:00-7:30 P.M.
Location of Exhibition/ Event: PEN Art Gallery, 925 Main Street, Deer Lodge, MT 59722
Cost: Free to the public
Contact Person: Melanie Sanchez, Registrar
Summary of Exhibition/ Event:
The Powell County Museum and Arts Foundation in Deer Lodge, MT is proud to present the upcoming exhibition “Spacious Skies.” The exhibition, consisting of a series of vibrant landscape oil paintings on board by Butte artist Cindy Betka, will be on view at the PEN Art Gallery in Deer Lodge from April 30 until September 30, 2015. This beautiful new series of work by Betka, inspired by the Montana skies, will be available for purchase.  PCMAF is a local, non-profit membership organization in Deer Lodge whi…