Betsy Alwin | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Betsy Alwin

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Adjunct Faculty
MFA, Illinois State University
BFA, BA, Minnesota State University

Betsy Alwin is a sculptor living and working in Minnesota. She attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, having earned an MFA from Illinois State University, a BFA in sculpture, and a BA in Spanish language from Minnesota State University.

Alwin’s work has been exhibited widely, including the Berkshire Botanical Gardens (Mass MoCA); the National Botatic Gardens in Washington D.C.; the University of Washington, Tacoma; AIR Gallery, New York; and No Globe Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY. Public commissions include a permanent sculpture in Tokyo, Japan. Recent exhibition venues include De Chiara Projects, Stone Ridge NY; Kolman and Pryor Gallery, Minneapolis, MN; the Waiting Room Gallery, Edina, MN; the Marian Art Gallery, Milwaukee, WI; and Rubine Red Gallery in Palm Springs, CA. She was awarded a 2017 Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.

Alwin’s work will be included in a forthcoming exhibition at the University of Minnesota, Morris and an upcoming solo exhibition at Rosalux Gallery in Minneapolis. Her work is currently represented by Rubine Red Gallery in Palm Springs, CA and has upcoming exhibitions at Rubine Red and the Palm Springs International Art Fair in February 2020.