|In traveling the Napa Valley back roads, you may come upon a red-headed lady in a big straw
hat, huddled over her easel and paints, and very engrossed in capturing yet another Valley scene.
That would be me, Betty Jo March.
I have lived in, and loved, this valley for over 75 years of my life. I have recorded every nuance
of color and cloud and shade and shadow of every season, working in either water color or oil, in
an attempt to show the world the beauty I see every day. I often remember passing a beautiful
field of poppies and lupine, while in the company of my favorite High School art teacher, Ms.
Marietta Voorhees. She turned to me and said "Oh Finch! (maiden name) Don't you wish you
could capture that on canvas?" I have ..... many times, and I would like to think she would be
proud of my accomplishments.
Although I have studied with other well-known artists and have taken a variety of classes, I
consider myself mainly self-taught, and have developed my own unique style.
I have been accepted, and taken awards, in many, very prestigious, juried shows; am a founding
member of Wine Country Artists; a member of the National League of Pen Women; and have
earned my Society of Western Artists signature.
My paintings hang in many private collections, both local and international, and have been
consistently chosen for silent auction for the famed Napa Valley Wine Auction. I was very
honored when St. Helena Hospital and Health Center bought one of my paintings to present to
Rosemary Clooney, after she performed for one of their charity fund-raisers. The Napa Valley
Heritage Foundation asked me to be one of ten artists to do paintings of the Valleys old stone
bridges for their Heritage Collection.
Presently, my art is part of Hogan Gallery, upstairs at Vintage Estates, in the beautiful little town
of Yountville, Napa Valley, Ca.. If you are ever in our neighborhood, please drop in and say
Please wander through my site, and I hope you enjoy what I do as much as I enjoy doing it!!
|ISN'T IT ROMANTIC?
4' X 6' oil panel
|PORTAL TO PARADISE
3' X 5' oil panel
Large Oil Panel
|WATERCOLORS & OILS
YOUNTVILLE VETERANS HOME
NAPA VALLEY HERITAGE FOUNDATION
NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAIN
MOTTO, KRYLER & FISHER
MAYFIELD & MALLOY INSURANCE
Blue Heron Gallery
5'X3' oil panel
|NAPA VALLEY WINE AUCTION
LARGE OIL PANELS SOLD IN SILENT ART AUCTIONS
These are just a few examples of the many large oil panels that Betty has done for the Napa Valley Wine Auction "Silent Art Auction"
|SPRING TIME GOLD
1994 MUSTARD FESTIVAL
|Website Design by:
Susan Finch Laymon
Fine Art Photography
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GUEST BOOK OR BE ADDED TO BETTY'S MAILING LIST)