Exhibition History

JURIED EXHIBITIONS:

2018 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “39th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

2017 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “38th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

2017 Copley Society of Art, “National Maritime Show: At Sea”, Boston, MA

2016 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “37th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

2015 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “New Horizons Art Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

2016 Maine State Capitol, “Acadia Centennial Exhibition”, Augusta, ME

2015 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “36th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

2015 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “Modern Marine Masters” Exhibition, Mystic, CT

2014 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “35th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

2014 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “Modern Marine Masters” Exhibition, Mystic, CT

2013 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “34th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

2013 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “Modern Marine Masters” Exhibition, Mystic, CT

2012 ArtinME Statewide Juried Exhibition, Boothbay Harbor, ME

2012 Lyme Art Association, Marine Art Invitational, Old Lyme, CT

2012 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “33rd Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

2012, Art of the Sea Gallery, “A Gathering of Marine Masters”, So. Thomaston, ME

2012 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “Modern Marine Masters” Exhibition, Mystic, CT

2012 Boothbay Region Art Foundation, ARTinMe Statewide Juried Exhibition, Boothbay Harbor, ME

2011 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “32nd Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

2011, Art of the Sea Gallery, “A Gathering of Marine Masters”, So. Thomaston, ME

2011 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “Modern Marine Masters” Exhibition, Mystic, CT

2010 Copley Society of Art,   “Atlantic and Beyond” Judges John Stobart and J.Russell Jinishian

2010 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “31st Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

2010, Art of the Sea Gallery, “A Gathering of Marine Masters”, So. Thomaston, ME

2010 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “Modern Marine Masters” Exhibition, Mystic, CT

2009 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “30th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

2009 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “Modern Marine Masters” Exhibition, Mystic, CT

2008 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “29th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

2008 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “Modern Marine Masters” Exhibition, Mystic, CT

2008 Lyme Art Association, “The New England Landscape”, Old Lyme, CT

2007 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “28th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

2007 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “Four Distinguished Artists Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

2007 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “Modern Marine Masters” Exhibition, Mystic, CT

2007 Art of the Sea Gallery, “Best of the Best” Exhibition, So.Thomaston ME

2007 Lyme Art Association, “The New England Landscape”, Old Lyme, CT

2006 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “27th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

2006 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “Modern Marine Masters” Exhibition, Mystic, CT

2006 Lyme Art Association, “The New England Landscape”, Old Lyme, CT

2005 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “26th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

2004 Art of the Sea Gallery, “Waterways, Mixed Media: Old Favorites and New Faces” Exhibition, So.Thomaston ME

2004 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “25th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic, CT

GALLERY SHOWS:

2018 Down East Gallery, “Flowers”, May 1 – June 21, Edgecomb, ME

2017 Down East Gallery, multiple shows at Brad Betts’ new 3,000 sf fine art & sculpture gallery, Edgecomb, ME.

2016 Camden Falls Gallery, Betts-Moore-Van Hook-Yesis-McPhillips Group Show, “The Artist’s Muse: Favorite Places to Paint”, Camden, ME

2016 Down East Gallery, “Five Days in Monhegan”, East Boothbay, ME

2016  Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library, Betts-Laderer-MacDonald Group Show, Boothbay Harbor, ME

2015  Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library, Brad Betts Solo Show, “Windjammers and Harbors”, Boothbay Harbor, ME

2014 Palm Avenue Fine Art, Maritime Masters Exhibition “By the Sea: Coastal, Seascape and Marine Art Show”, Sarasota, FL

2013 Gleason Fine Art, “Brad Betts Solo Show: Boats and Harbors”, Boothbay Harbor, ME

2013 Gallery at Somes Sound, “A Tribute to the MDI Historical Society, Southwest Harbor, ME

2013 Mystic Seaport Gallery, “Maritime Miniatures by Maritime Masters”, Mystic, CT

2012 Art.Works, Art Collector Maine, Kennebunkport, ME

2011, 2012, 2013 Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay, ME

2011 Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, “Local Color: The Sea”, Boothbay, ME

2010 Gleason Fine Arts “Plein Air Maine” Mitch Billis, Brad Betts and Bjorn Runquist, Portland, ME

2009 Gleason Fine Art “Blue Skies, Blue Waters” Show, Boothbay Harbor, ME

2009 Art of the Sea Gallery, “A Gathering of Marine Masters”, So. Thomaston, ME

2008 Gleason Fine Art “Sea/ Shells” Show, Boothbay Harbor, ME

2008 Art of the Sea Gallery, “A Gathering of Marine Masters”, So. Thomaston, ME

2008 Gallery One, “Masterworks in Miniature”, OH

2007 Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor, ME

2007 Banks Gallery, “Island Light II, Paintings of Monhegan Island”, Portsmouth, NH

2007 Greenwich Workshop Gallery, “Small Works, Annual Original Miniature Show”, Fairfield, CT

2007 Gallery One, “Masterworks in Miniature”, OH

2007 Art of the Sea Gallery, “A Gathering of Marine Masters”, So. Thomaston, ME

2007 Banks Gallery, “Visions of Granite II, Paintings of New Hampshire White Mountains”, Portsmouth, NH

2006 Art of the Sea Gallery, “The Luminists:  From the Maine Coast to the French Countryside”, Two-Man Show featuring Donald Demers & Brad Betts, So. Thomaston, ME

2006 Atelier Gallery, “Maritime Paintings by Brad Betts”, Solo Show, Sarasota, FL

2006 Gallery One, “Masterworks in Miniature”, OH

2006 Art of the Sea Gallery, “A Gathering of Marine Masters”, So. Thomaston, ME

2005 Marion Art Center, Artist Members of the American Society of Marine Artists, “North East Invitational Marine Art Show”, Marion, MA

2005 Art of the Sea Gallery, “A Gathering of Marine Masters, So. Thomaston, ME

2005 Gallery One, “Masterworks in Miniature”, OH

2004 Art of the Sea Gallery, “A Gathering of Marine Masters, So. Thomaston, ME

 

 PUBLICATIONS:

Lincoln County News, “Edgecomb Farmhouse Gets New Life as Art Gallery, Creative Space”, 2017.

Boothbay Register, “Down East Gallery in Edgecomb opens July 1”, 2017

Maine Home+Design, Designer Showhouse, featuring “Fair Winds and Following Seas”, 2015

Boothbay Register, “Tradition and history commemorated on canvas”, June 2015

Boothbay Register, “Down East Gallery Lights up East Boothbay”, July 2014

Book Cover, Sea of Lost Dreams, by Ferenc Mate, 2011

American Art Collector, August 2009

Brad Betts’ solo show at the Gleason Fine Art Gallery is featured in an article titled “Brad Betts: Down the Peninsula”.

2010 Boothbay Region Land Trust – Preserve T-Shirts by Brad Betts, Donald Demers, Ron Parry, and Jim Taliana to support the BRLT

Northeast Boating Magazine, Brad was featured in the January 2008 Issue titled “Local Colors…Meet Four of the Northeast’s Top Maritime Painters”

Book “Island Light” 2008 featuring Brad’s painting “Summer on Monhegan”

AWARDS:

2017 Mystic Seaport Maritime Gallery AWARD OF EXCELLENCE, “Drying Sails in Camden Harbor” by Brad Betts.  The award recognizes paintings that are “outstanding examples of creativity, insight and integrity in marine art.”, 38th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic Seaport Gallery, Mystic, CT

2017 Stroke of Art BEST IN SHOW 2nd Place Award, “Maine Coast”, Boothbay HarborFest, Boothbay Harbor, ME

2015 Stroke of Art HONORABLE MENTION, “Cottage in the Cove”, Boothbay HarborFest, Boothbay Harbor, ME

2006 Mystic Seaport MARITIME GALLERY YACHTING AWARD, “Celebrating the singular pleasures of going to sea, the judges recognize his painting “White on Blue” as the work that best captures the beauty and excitement of the “sport of kings” in all its many forms”, 27th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition”, Mystic Seaport Gallery, Mystic, CT