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photography by Jan Watten © 2015 RedDot Reader Profile | Betty Jo Costanzo |  by Jason Horejs  February 27, 2017 short BIO Betty Jo Costanzo’s award winning art has been described as “getting lost with a purpose” and “what a place would be like if you belonged there.” She says her influences range from John Cage to film director Alain Resnais, with the late and great Jay Defeo, her longtime mentor and friend, continuing to be the most significant. Her works are held in corporate, private and public collections around the world and her public exhibitions and residencies span four decades both regionally and internationally. Though she has lived on both coasts of the United States and in São Paulo, Brazil, and has worked and taught around the world, including England, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and Cyprus, the former associate professor at California College of the Arts now maintains a full-time studio practice based in Seattle, Washington.

photography by Jan Watten © 2015

RedDot Reader Profile | Betty Jo Costanzo |  by Jason Horejs  February 27, 2017

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Betty Jo Costanzo’s award winning art has been described as “getting lost with a purpose” and “what a place would be like if you belonged there.” She says her influences range from John Cage to film director Alain Resnais, with the late and great Jay Defeo, her longtime mentor and friend, continuing to be the most significant.

Her works are held in corporate, private and public collections around the world and her public exhibitions and residencies span four decades both regionally and internationally. Though she has lived on both coasts of the United States and in São Paulo, Brazil, and has worked and taught around the world, including England, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and Cyprus, the former associate professor at California College of the Arts now maintains a full-time studio practice based in Seattle, Washington.