Noel Betowski

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Noel Betowski (born 1952, Tilbury, Essex,[1] England) is an artist living and working in Cornwall.[2][3]

He graduated from Central School of Art and Design in 1976,[3] having been taught by David Haughton.[4] Betowski was a winner of the John Constable prize in 1987 and 1988 and has exhibited at Royal Cornwall Museum,[5] The Royal Academy and The National Portrait Gallery.[6]

Betowski is an elected member of the Penwith Society of Arts[4] and a member of the Newlyn Society of Artists.[7]

His work references Entoptic phenomenon and Dazzle camouflage which was used on shipping to confuse enemy guns in World War II.[8]


  • St. Ives 1893-1993: Portrait of an Art Colony - Marion Whybrow ACC Art Books 1994.
  • St. Ives Revisited by Peter Davies Old Bakehouse Publications 1993 ISBN 978-1874538059
  • Behind the Canvas - Sarah Brittain & Simon Cook Truran 2001 ISBN 978-1850221593
  • Noel Betowski Illumination The Great Atlantic Galleries 2005.
  • St. Ives 1975-2005: Art Colony in Transition - Peter Davies St Ives Printing & Publishing Co 2007 ISBN 978-0948385452
  • Noel Betowski-Triptych - Minchin 2009.
  • Noel Betowski - Out of Nowhere - Royal Cornwall Museum, exhibition catalogue 2011.

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  1. ^ "Noel BETOWSKI". Retrieved 2017-09-21.
  2. ^ Ruhrmund, Frank (10 November 2011). "The best things come in threes from Noel betowski". The Cornishman. Local World. Retrieved 17 August 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Enjoy a feast with Betowski at the Royal Museum". The West Briton. Local World. 3 November 2011. Retrieved 17 August 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Noel Betowski // Penzance". Retrieved 2017-09-21.
  5. ^ "Noel Betowski goes large for Out of Nowhere at the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro". Retrieved 2017-09-21.
  6. ^ "HOME OF THE PENWITH SOCIETY OF ARTS IN CORNWALL". Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Noel Betowski". Retrieved 2017-09-21.
  8. ^ "THE BIG ART DIRECTORY". Retrieved 2017-09-21.