July 23, 2014
The work of local underwater photographer Betty Bastai has been selected to be included in ART PORT TOWNSEND/EXPRESSIONS NORTHWEST, the Northwind Arts Center and Port Townsend Arts Commission’s 16th Annual Juried Art Exhibition. It will be held August 1 through August 31 in the beautiful seaport town of Port Townsend, Washington.
Juror Greg Robinson is the executive director and curator of Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, which opened June, 2013. Previously he was executive director of Art for the Museum of Northwest Art in La Conner, director of William Traver Gallery in Tacoma and executive director of Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle.
Greg has participated in numerous jury processes for exhibitions and awards and has served on the Betty Bowen Award Committee of Seattle Art Museum for 13 years. He is originally from Seattle and holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from New York University.
Greg has selected 77 pieces from 313 works of art submitted from the Northwest.
Betty Bastai’s work was one of the chosen and she will exhibit an underwater digital photograph titled “White-Lined Dirona (Dirona albolineata).”
For further information please visit www.artporttownsend.org or www.northwindarts.org.
To see Bastai’s recent article in Whidbey Life Magazine with a number of her photos, go to https://www.whidbeylifemagazine.org/whidbey-islands-dazzling-underwater-charm/.
To see more of Bastai’s images, go to http://openwaterbubbles.blogspot.com/, http://rawbubbles.blogspot.com/ and www.bettybastai.com.