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Petroff Gallery
Toronto, ON Canada

Galerie St-Laurent + Hill

Ottawa, ON Canada




July: Atlantic Gallery 50 Years Anniversary Exhibition; NYC, NY USA

June: In the Abstract; SFVACC; Juror: Dale Youngman; San Fernando Valley, CA, USA

May- June: Art Fluent "ab,strak(t)" Group exhibition; Boston, MA USA

March: Abstract Exhibition; Petroff Gallery, Toronto

January 2024: Love, Peace, Unity & Hope; The Healing Power of Art Online Exhibition. Curated by Renée Phillips.


Nov. to January 2024: Love, Peace, Unity & Hope; The Healing Power of Art Online Exhibition. Curated by Renée Phillips.

December: Art Charity Auction; Miami Art Week. "Misty Bridge" 40"x 60" raised over $8,000 CDN.

Nov. to December: Holiday Group Exhibition; Petroff Gallery, Toronto

July-August: Exhibition of new work at Galerie St. Laurent + Hill, Ottawa

May-July: JOY Juried Exhibition; Museum of Encaustic Art; Santa Fe, NM USA

May: Black & White Exhibition; Petroff Gallery, Toronto

March: Pi ART Squared Show; Art Alchemy Studios, Toronto


November 24 to Dec. 6: Galerie St. Laurent + Hill, Ottawa

September: Art in the Square (Hosted by the Artists Network)

July-August: Summer Exhibition, Arta Gallery; Toronto

June: Rosedale Art Fair/ Riverdale Art Walk 

March: "International Women's Day Exhibition" Leslie Grove Gallery; Toronto

Curated by Joanne Poluch.

February: "Smalls Exhibition" Petroff Gallery; Toronto


November to Feb. 2022: "Smalls Exhibition" Petroff Gallery; Toronto

September: ArtWalk in the Square (Artists Network) online exhibition

August/September: "Colour & Composition" Petroff Gallery; Toronto

July: "Re Building" Atlantic Gallery, NYC, New York.

July: "Layers of Meaning" Encaustic Show; Propeller Gallery, Toronto

July: 60th Anniversary Toronto Outdoor Art Fair online exhibition
June: Riverdale Artwalk Online exhibition
May/June: "Shifting Perspective" Encautic Art Institute; Santa Fe, NM USA

May: "Infinite Perspectives" Exhibition with

“Infinite Perspectives” brings together three gallery represented abstract landscape artists: Anastessia Bettas, Lisa Johnson, and Janet Read who create works that
respond to their personal connection to the landscape. 

March:"International Women's Month" Petroff Gallery; Toronto

February/March:  "Smalls Exhibition" Petroff Gallery; Toronto


Jan/February: "Creative Minds" Elaine Fleck Gallery; Toronto 

February:  "Smalls Exhibition" Petroff Gallery; Toronto
April: Solo Exhibition" Petroff Gallery; Toronto

November: "Painting 2020" a national survey of Canadian art; John B. Aird Gallery curated by Niki Dracos of General Hardware Gallery


October: "Element of Texture" Oct. 31-Nov. 26; Petroff Gallery; Toronto

March: Elaine Fleck Gallery; "Journeys in Japan" solo exhibition; Toronto

March: Petroff Gallery; "Women in Art" Group Show; Toronto


January: Twist Gallery; Encaustic Exhibition; Toronto

February: Propeller Gallery; "Red Impulse" Exhibit; Toronto. (exhibitor and curator)

March: Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre Main Gallery; "Connections" Group Exhibition; Oakville

April: Propeller Gallery; "Up Close Far Away" Solo exhibition; Toronto

September: Elaine Fleck Gallery Group Show; Featured in Fall/Winter Fleck Art Magazine 

October: Twist Gallery; CERA Collective Encaustic Exhibition; Toronto


Nov.-December: Atlantic Gallery, Hope and Darkness; New York City, USA

Nov.-December: Arta Gallery; Abstraction Exhibit; Distillery District; Toronto

October: Encaustic Art Institute; Members Exhibit; Santa Fe, New Mexico USA

August: Arta Gallery; Abstraction Exhibit; Distillery District; Toronto

July: Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition; Propeller Gallery Booth

July: Propeller Gallery; "Light In Canada" Exhibit; (exhibitor and curator); Toronto

May: Propeller Gallery; "Material Nature" Encaustic Exhibit; Toronto

April-May: International Encaustic Artists Exhibit; New Art Centre; Newton, MA USA
Jan-Feb: Propeller Gallery Group Shows; Toronto
Jan-Feb. 2017: Cube Gallery; Echo Show; Ottawa

Nov. 2016-Jan. 2017: Cube Gallery; Great Big Smalls Exhibit; Ottawa
Oct-Nov: City of Art Exhibition; Gallery 1313, Toronto (Newspaper coverage on my painting)

Sept-Oct: Bright Lights Exhibition; Red Head Gallery; Toronto
March, April, Sept., October: Propeller Gallery; Group Shows; Toronto
Feb: Artist Project Art Fair Toronto; CanWax East Booth 605 (Encaustic Collective)

April, October, November: Propeller Gallery: Group and Solo Shows
March-May: Latcham Gallery’s Annual Juried Exhibition “Beckoning”, Stouffville, ON
April-May: The Buzz Stops Here; Art Science Gallery, Austin, Texas USA
Jan/Feb: Gallery 1313; Emerging Show; Toronto

December: Elaine Fleck Gallery; Group Show; Toronto
October: Audrey Love Gallery, “Devil in the Straight Line” International Encaustic Artists Group Show; Miami, FLA USA
Sept.-October: Lift Ground Print Gallery; Ebb & Flow Show; Huntsville, ON
July: Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit;
June: Gallery 1313; International Encaustic Artists Group Show; Toronto
2014-15 Commission of 4 paintings for the Nottawasaga Resort; Alliston, ON

June- Dec: Gallery 1313 Group Shows; Toronto
June: Riverdale Art Walk, Toronto, ON. Booth #15
May: Rosedale Art Fair, Toronto
March; "Alleged" TSA Grad Show; Propeller Gallery; Toronto
February: Salon Prize Show; Salon 22 Gallery, Kingston, ON; National Portrait Finalist: “Hemingway In Paris”

2012 Sep: The Immortals; Solo Show, Gallery 1313; Toronto


2023 Phillips, Renée."Anastessia Bettas Creates “Rewilding” Paintings that Activate Positive Change" Healing Power of Art Article by NYC curator Renée Phillips.

2022 Encaustic Arts Magazine; Feature Artist, Winter 2022 issue

2022 Canvas Rebel Magazine; Feature Artist Interview; Nov. 2022

2022 "Blue Marble III" 40"x60" purchased for Adam Sandler's new film "You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah" See below.

2020 John B. Aird's national survey of Canadian contemporary art "Painting 2020" curated by Niki Dracos, General Hardware Contemporary

2016 Ngabo, Gilbert. 'Local Artists Portray Urban Landscape' Metro Toronto News. Oct.

2016 Victor, Sheila. "Local artists impress at the Artist Project" My Town Crier Monthly Newspaper, April issue
2015 “Final Descent” was just chosen as the 1st 2015 Showcase Winner at

2014 Fleck Contemporary Art Magazine; Fall/Winter Issue
2013 Critics‘ Pick, Now Magazine; Alleged (March, 2013)
– one of the bestselling shows at Propeller
2013 National Finalist for "Hemingway In Paris" (The Immortals); Salon Prize; Kingston, ON
2012 Critics‘ Pick, Now Magazine; The Immortals (Sept. 2012)



Encaustic Art Institute (NM, USA)


2015 to 2017; Propeller Gallery Marketing Committee

2012 to 2015 Gallery 1313; Gallery Member; Membership Committee
2011 Fundraising Committee Member; Student Chair, Toronto School of Art

Other: Director level corporate marketing professional


Fine Arts Diploma, Major: Painting and Drawing; Toronto School of Art

Bachelor of Arts, Majors: Art History and English Literature; McGill University

Internet Business & Technology Post Grad Program (1 year); University of Toronto

"Blue Marble III" painting in 'You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah' movie released August 2023 on Netflix.

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