Texas Pastel Society


National Society of Artists


National Society of the Arts


Lone Star Art Guild

Shows & Recognition

2015 Artist
GWBush Presidential Library Dallas TX: Official Recognition of artwork accepted in Permanent Library Collection
Lone Star Art Guild Annual Juried Regional Show, Klein TX 4 Qualifying pieces 2 Honorable Mentions
TX City 16th Annual Juried Art Festival Featured Artist Pastel Demonstration
Friendswood TX Community Church Annual Art Exhibition
National Society of the Arts/LSAG Juried Qualifying Show
1st, 2nd, 3rd Awards
Cline Elementary School Fine Arts Day Friendswood TX
Featured Artist & Demonstration
Artist/Studio Sponsor
The Big Picture Project & Rainbow Connection
An International & regional initiative helping children with cancer through the arts
Committee Member
Friendswood TX 2nd Annual City Chalk Walk
Artist Sponsor
Artist Boat Galveston TX
A local initiative incorporating environmental costal preservation education thru the arts for children
Artist Nomination
Friendswood TX Community Awards for the Arts


Featured Artist
Fine Arts Day at C W Cine Elementary, Westwood Elementary and Windsong Intermediate Schools
Friendswood Educational Foundation Annual Charity Gala
TX City 15 Annual Juried Art Festival Honorable Mention
National Society of the Arts /LSAG Juried Show Qualifying Show
1st, 2nd, Honorable Mention
Lone Star Art Guild Annual Juried Regional Show, Woodlands TX
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Cline Elementary School Fine Arts Day Friendswood TX
Featured Artist & Demonstration
G Lee Gallery Brushes by the Beach Plein Air Competition,
Galveston TX


Judge & Featured Artist
Texas City 11th Annual City Art Festival, Texas City, TX.


Artist (Award of Excellence)
Texas Pastel Society Show, New Braunfels, TX


Artist (Award TBA) National Society of the Arts
26th National Juried Show, Clute, TX.


St. Augustine Episcopal Church, Galveston, TX
2nd Annual Juried Exhibition


Gallery Artist
Friendswood Frame & Gallery, Friendswood, TX


Gallery Artist
"Fill in the Blanks" Show TAACL, Houston, TX


Gallery Artist
REB Design, Wichita, KS


Gallery Artist
Melange Gallery of Salons, Friendswood, TX


Artist Houston’s Inaugural Pink Ribbon Parade
Received & painted the 1st sculptural pink ribbon for the city of Houston



Artist   (Award of Excellence)
Texas Pastel Society Regional Show San Antonio, TX



Artist (Honorable Mention)
Texas City 12th Annual Art Festival  Texas City, TX



Friendswood Fine Art Institute Art in the Park  2ndAnnual  Art Show Friendswood, TX



Artist (Two Honorable Mentions)
TX City 12th Annual Art Festival, TX City, TX

  2014 Artist FISD Education Foundation annual charity gala Friendswood, TX  
  2014 Artist NSA/LSAG
(Lone Star Art Guild) Juried Show

Houston, TX Two 1st, 2, 3 places
  2014 Artist LSAG Juried show
Woodlands, TX 4 qualifying pieces Awards:TBA
  2014 Artist TX City 14th Annual Art Festival Honorable Mention  




Betsy Miller

is an accomplished artist & instructor with over 35 years of diversified experience in the arts. She has exhibited and instructed both nationally & internationally. She is a graduate of Lasell College & Wright State University. Additionally she understudied with Nationally recognized artist Frank Liljegren.

From her studio in Friendswood TX she has been teaching & sharing her passion of the arts for the past 26 years. She teaches approximately 400 students a year, who mostly hear about her classes by word of mouth as she rarely advertises her classes.

Her passion for teaching the fine art principles of art and especially to children precedes her caring reputation.

Many of her students have received numerous art scholarships to such prestigious schools as School of the Arts Chicago, Savannah School of the Arts, University of TX Graphic Design and Ringling College of Art & Design. She continues to share her talents & help promote the importance of the arts with love & dedication locally, statewide & internationally.

" I am eternally blessed to share the gift of imagination & creativity through the arts with so many" . Betsy Miller

Ms. Miller is the owner and operator of Colors of the heart studio located in Friendswood, Tx. From her studio she pursues her passion to create and teach. As a Houstonian resident since 1989, Betsy has enriched and enhanced the ability of students to express themselves as artists by teaching them the many facets of design in art. She embraces a strong commitment to teaching the importance of the arts and self-expression especially in children. Each year she teaches over 500 students of all ages in pastel and mixed media.