Betty Bray is fascinated by nature, organic forms, ancient civilizations and wall adornment. Essence of place plays a significant role in her work.
Bray works across media in printmaking painting and ceramic and has been a practicing and exhibiting artist for more than 40 years. Extensive research and travels in the Northern Territory, the Kimberley Region, the Middle East, China, Europe, California and New Mexico has offered ongoing inspiration.
Brays work has been exhibited in the Dobell Drawing Prize AGNSW, The Fremantle Print Award, The Portia Geach Memorial Award, the Broken Hill Art Award, The Mosman Art Prize and has been the recipient of the Hunters Hill Art Prize. The Waverley Woollahra Art Prize, The Scone Art Prize, The Berrima District Art Society Print Award and The David Turnbull Bequest.
Brays work is represented in the National Gallery of Australia, The Broken Hill Regional Gallery, Shepparton Regional Gallery, The Blacktown City Council and The Museum of Ceramic Faenza Italy.