Artist: Betty Schweitzer-Johnson
Betty Schweitzer-Johnson, a Tucson native, has been creating art through various mediums, since she first picked up a pencil. Betty expresses her love for the desert and it’s creatures through her enchanting art and illustrations.
Betty has illustrated books, published in local magazines and continues to work as a freelance artist and scientific illustrator. She is currently creating one-of a-kind painted wooden keepsake items such as picture frames, "treasure" boxes, utensils, bowls and crosses in brilliant colors. Betty also uses vibrant fabrics to create colorful desert potholders and throw pillows. Her illustrations for the books, "Cloud Watchers" and "How Meg Changed Her Mind" were acrylic paintings done in vivid desert colors.
Betty lives in Tucson, Arizona with her husband, Kent and their two cats, Leroy and Speedy.
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