Betsy DeFusco is a painter living and working in Columbus, Ohio. In her earlier career as an illustrator she completed house portrait commissions and designed hand colored prints that were marketed widely under the name “Attic Arts”. In 1994 she received her Master of Fine Arts in painting from The Ohio State University and since then has made painting her focus. Her work has appeared in New American Paintings and Studio Visit magazines. Recent solo shows include The Hudson D Walker Gallery in Provincetown Massachusetts, The Ohio State University Faculty Club, and the Dayton Visual Arts Center. In 2007 she received the Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award and in 2008 her work was given as the awards at the Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Ohio. Fellowships include Vermont Studio Center in 2009 and The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown Massachusetts in 2011.