“Stretching Boundaries,” featuring the work of Betty Lemley opens at the Lincoln Art Center Friday, September 16 from 5:30 – 7:30, with a gallery walk at 6:15. This exhibit runs through October 22, 2016.
Born and raised in Minneapolis, Kansas, Lemley now lives and works in Salina after spending much of her adult life in Port Arthur, Texas. In 1991, she entered Lamar University-Beaumont Graduate School, completing a Masters of Arts degree in Visual Arts, in 1994, with emphasis in painting. Lemley works in several media: painting in oils, acrylics, watercolor, pastel, and works in pencil and ink. There has been a lifelong love of the landscape, she works in close harmony with nature in abstracted environment works.
Lemley has exhibited actively in the Beaumont and Port Arthur area, showing at the Beaumont Art League, the Dishman Gallery, the Art Studio. Her works has also been exhibited at the Glassell School of Art, Houston, and the University of Mexico at San Antonio as well as numerous other the galleries.