“Spruce Point”, 9×12 oil painting by Brad Betts, ASMA.
“Swordfishing”, exhibited in the 33rd Annual International Marine Art Exhibition at The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport.
“Midsummer Sail”, 11×14, oil on linen
AMERICA AND THE SEA EXHIBITION AND SALE
“Camden Harbor” has been selected for the America and the Sea exhibition at The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport.
April 29 – June 18, 2017
The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT
“Camden Harbor”, 11×14, oil on linen
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“Back in the Day, Somes Sound” is a 30″ x 40″ painting commissioned by the Gallery at Somes Sound. Basing my work on a circa 1900 black & white photograph, I wanted to bring life, color and light to this historic scene. After visiting Somesville and studying old photographs, what amazed me the most was how much of this scene still exists today. Painting and researching an historic moment in time is always a fulfilling journey… it creates a deep connection with the people and places of the past and it changes your view of the present.
“Back to the Islands” was selected by jury for the 31st Annual International Marine Art Exhibition at the Mystic Seaport Gallery, Mystic, CT. This annual show celebrates the timeless beauty of the sea in the most comprehensive exhibition of contemporary marine art in the world.
Painted on location from a point of land just south of the village of Damariscotta in early spring.
One in a series of paintings from a mooring in South Bristol.
My newest painting called “Fisherman’s Island” will be showing at the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport’s 33rd Annual Modern Marine Masters Exhibition. The show will run April 29th – June 17th, 2012.
This annual exhibition showcases the timeless beauty of ships and the sea and features original paintings, drawings, sculpture, scrimshaw, and models from top marine artists around the world. On view are works that inspire the artist’s spirit, including classic racing yachts, elegant modern vessels, everyday working boats and the men who make their living from the sea, scenes of busy harbors, and paintings of serene beaches.
More than 80 of today’s leading maritime artists will participate in the exhibition and over 100 works of art will be on display and available for purchase.
This painting was featured as the cover art for Ferenc Mate’s novel “Sea of Lost Dreams”, a Dugger Nello series. Visit the Publications page on this website to see the book cover.