Profile - Bettie Eubanks
Bettie Eubanks is best known for her passionate vibrant color and texture expressions in her paintings. Eubanks creates an emotional awakening and joy for everyone to see in her work. "our days are a constant infusion of information and expression .. art is the unique opportunity to decidedly infuse our souls with joy and possibility".
Bettie Eubanks received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Jersey City State University and is a graduate of the Newark School of Fine Arts. During her youth, Eubanks was accepted into the competitive gifted young artists program where she excelled and honed her natural artistic talents. She has received numerous awards and regonition as an artist including the Art Wellness Award for creating the signature piece for Sisters Network Inc., a full scholarship to Parsons School of Design, commissions to create several signature pieces for personal clients, professional advertising and commercial exhibits. Her paintings are in the perminent collection of MD Anerson, Martha's Vineyard and Baptist Hospitals.
Taking part in community art development has been very important to Eubanks and she shares her love of art through volunteer service projects. As an active member of the Palm Coast Arts Foundation (PCAF) Eubanks created the turtle Quilty as part of PCAFs creation of the Loggerhead turtle trail and she created the signature piece for their annual Picnic and PoPs festival. Eubanks has also brought her art to the Mayo Clinic Art at the Bedside program and the Urban Youth Can Paint series.
Eubanks exhibits her work throughout the East Coast and in her Florida studio by appointment. It is her hope that others will feel the passion with which she paints and enjoy her work as much as she enjoys the process of creating them.