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a1 002 Ocean Candy 32X32 Mixed Fiber Needle Felted Semi-Precious Stones Crystals on Felt

a1 011 Outside In 20x16 Mixed Fiber Vegetation Burlap on Wood. on Silk

a1 024 The Wedding Dress 17X 23X2 Mixed Fiber Pearls Crystals on Paper on Inkjet Printed  Silk Organza on Paper on Silk edited-1

Betty Usdan Zwickler has explored many mediums in her 30+ year career as an abstract artist--painting, fiber art,  textile design, stone and wood sculpting, printmaking, and photography. In 2009 she was introduced to various fiber art techniques and her passion for color, texture and textiles has brought her full circle back to painting, though she now “paints with fiber”.

 

Usdan Zwickler holds a B.S. Degree from New York University, studied Textile Design at Fashion Institute of Technology and painting at Parsons School of Design.  Also, she was an artist-in-residence at Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT. Born in New York, Betty relocated to Florida in 1975 and now divides her time between New York and Florida.

 

Currently, Betty is a juried member of the following prestigious art organizations: ArtCenter Alumna, South Beach, The National Association of Women Artists NYC and FL Chapter (past Vice-President) and 2+3: The Artists’ Organization, Ft. Lauderdale (past Board Member and Treasurer). Additionally she is a member of the Textile Study Group of New York, South Florida Basket and Fiber Group, Palm Beach County and a past Board Member Miami Women’s Caucus for Art.

 

Award-winning artist Betty Usdan Zwickler has shown in more than 125 exhibitions in museums and galleries throughout the US and her work is in corporate, private and public collections. A former gallery owner/director, she has been an active member of the South Florida art world serving as a lecturer, juror, and curator.