Category Archives: New work

Pink Elephants

For the past decade or so I have been working a collection of drawings that have developed into their own project. Slowly, each drawing piles up and gives shape to the next. In the course of that time one small set of those drawings emerged as a ...

Spirituality & Health Magazine

My reportage illustrations of the NYC rally against the immigrant ban have been published in the May/June issue of Spirituality & Health. The drawings are illustrating an article titled Being Honorable by Brady Kiesling, who writes about his d ...

ANNUAL REPORT ILLUSTRATIONS

annual report by greg betza
I was commissioned to create portraits for an Annual Report of Historical Returns for a large global asset manager. The main portrait I had already created for another publication but 2 additional portraits were needed to complement that one. The ti ...

American Writer’s Museum

A friend of mine (thanks Jen!) just sent me a link to a New York Times article about the American Writer’s Museum, which opens in Chicago on May 16, 2017. Very excited to visit the museum during my stay in Chicago for the Urban Sketchers Symposium ...

You Never Know

Something I always tell my students is, “you never know.” As in, you never know what making art and putting it out there in the world will create in your life. About two years ago, I received an email from a man named Josh. He had written a poem ...

Robb Report Insider Secrets

I was commissioned to illustrate a series of “insider secrets” for the May issue of The Robb Report. The Robb Report is a luxury lifestyle magazine and each time I work for them I’m given glimpses into what real money can buy. It’s always fun ...

The Boston Globe-The Golden Legend

I was asked to illustrate last Sunday’s book review feature for The Boston Globe. It was an intense and complicated story with a few poignant moments from which I was able to put together images. None more powerful than when main character Nargis s ...

The Boston Globe

Excited to share my first piece for The Boston Globe. I was asked to illustrate a review of the book Hourglass by Dani Shapiro. I always enjoy the challenge of creating more conceptual work and I’m really happy with how this turned out, especially ...

New portrait

Here is the latest from my continuing series of portraits for the Chicago Booth School of Business. Here is Roxanne. Ink & Watercolor. And a few work-in-progress shots below… ...

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Wall Street Journal | Greg Betza
I had a really fun job land on my board last week, an editorial illustration for the Wall Street Journal’s Off Duty section. The article was about the debate over which wine is superior, that of a single vineyard, or a blend. Here are the 2 sketche ...

COULD YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?

Taking stock of all that happened last year, one project refilled the well with the unexpected. On the heals of the Mystic show I jumped at the chance to return to one of my formative creative passions and see if it still caused the same sparks it al ...

Public Speaking Take 2

A few months ago I was asked by Pearson Education to illustrate the tenth edition of Public Speaking An Audience-Centered Approach. What was especially cool about this was that Pearson had also asked me to illustrate the ninth edition a few years a ...

Live the InterContinental Life Animations

For the past few months I’ve been teasing this project on my Instagram and I’m so pleased to finally share it. I was commissioned by Smith Creative Labs to illustrate 3 short animations for the InterContinental Hotel Group’s Live ...

New work for Four Seasons

I always enjoy working for Four Seasons magazine, I always learn something unexpected. Here are 3 new illustrations I did for them last month. ...

IMMERSIVE DRAWING WITH MENTAL CANVAS AND MICROSOFT

IMMERSIVE DRAWING WITH MENTAL CANVAS AND MICROSOFT - Veronica Lawlor
Above are some screen shots of a drawing of Central Park that I created digitally. The difference with this drawing is that it is totally immersive – you can move into it, pan around it, let it move past you – this is a dream come true for drafts ...
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