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Gary Betts

gary-bettsGary Betts’ creative life has been a constantly evolving process. He first discovered his talent for ceramics and sculpture at school, so a natural progression to art school seemed obvious. He studied design for print followed by medical illustration at Barking, Essex. His career path took him into graphic design, illustration, film storyboard art, art direction and creative direction. Throughout his career, sculpture has always been his main passion. Betts has always explored the human form, but the idea behind the image has been his defining style. His art conveys his personal insights, giving the raw material a voice that is alive. His work is often described as enigmatic. Betts porcelain and bronze work are internationally acclaimed with collectors from Hong Kong to New York. Several galleries represent him in the UK. Betts lives in London and works on a barge moored on the River Thames.

Figure & Form Catalogue: Figure & Form Exhibition Catalogue

Education Click to open

Barking School of Art 1974-77

Anatomical Illustration

Design for Print HND

Exhibitions Click to open

Cork Street 2008 (paintings)

Cork Street (solo sculpture exhibition) 2012

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2012 Religionis Violentas 2012 

Passion for Freedom2012 

Battersea AF 2012 

Hampstead AF 2012 

Aberdeen AF 2013 

Royal Society Marine Artists 2013 

Edinburgh AF 2013

Amsterdam Realisme 2014

Scope Basel 2014

Liverpool AF 2014 

Art London 2015

Design/Crafted 2015

Art London 2016

Scope Miami 2016

New York AF 2016

Hong Kong AF 2016