Art of Betty J. Billups

Catalina Island
Plein Air Painting

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Black Rocks of Shark
Plein Air Painting

All images copyright © Betty Jean Billups. All rights reserved.

This and 21 other images of plein air paintings by Billups are published in a special edition soft cover book, "200 for 2000", of the Clymer Museum Show.
The book might be purchase for $30 from this website (very few copies are left).
There are 9 other images throughout this LANDSCAPE section (to see which, please see the publication at top of the web site index).

All of the plein air paintings in this section were created
between 1986 and 1995, during the annual
Plein Air Painters of America Show.

In 1986, Denise approached Billups while at a show in Scottsdale Arizona, asking her to join a group she was putting together. Denise wanted one ad to be created, and asked Billups to do it. Billups, having studied commercial art, knew that ONE ad, would never make so much as a ripple, and suggested that a national advertising campaign be set up. From 1987 thru 1995, being the only ad chairman PAPA ever had, Billups placed full page monthly ads in magazines such as Southwest Art, Art West, Artists of the Rockies, etc. Today, along with 1000s of artists painting "en plein aire"...there is even one of two monthly national publications that promote solely, Plein Air Painting!

Today the membership includes such artists as Ken Auster, Christopher Blossom, Denise Burns, Lynn Gertenbach, Jane Shuss, Bye Bitney, Scott Burdick, Gil Dellinger, Gay Faulkenberry, Joseph Paquet, Ray Roberts, Matt Smith, and Skip Whitcomb, to name just a few.

The rest is history.

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