About Greg

Greg Betza is an illustrator, artist and designer from New Jersey. He does not limit his clients with a predetermined style, but with communication and aesthetics as his focus. He works in many mediums and styles in order to produce a solution as unique as the problem it is solving. His versatility in style and unique approach has led him to create work for a diverse group of clients, among them are NBC Sports, E&J Gallo Winery, and The New York Times. Greg is a graduate of Parsons School of Design, and has also had the honor of studying with the late David J. Passalacqua. Greg has received numerous awards from institutions such as the Society of Illustrators, Society of Illustrators of LA, Communication Arts, and American Illustration. Greg was featured by Communication Arts Fresh Online as an emerging illustrator in 2010.

Carbon Credits for ProPublica

Last week I was commissioned to create another series of illustrations for ProPublica, this time the topic was Carbon Credits. Carbon Credits are benefits awarded for projects that reduce pollution through forest preservation. To clarify here is what journalist Lisa Song has written “In case after case, I found that carbon credits hadn’t offset the […]

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ProPublica

I was recently commissioned to create a series of illustrations about the crisis in the California jail system, specifically Fresno county. Overcrowding, gangs, violence and overall poor conditions have contributed to more than a few tragedies. And the outlook is not promising. The reporting is shocking and important so please have a read if you […]

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American Illustration Party

greg betza american illustration 37

I attended my first American Illustration party last Thursday. This is also my first time chosen to appear in the American Illustration Book that will be distributed later this year, American Illustration 37. The party was held at the Angel Orensanz Center, which is housed in the oldest surviving synagogue building in New York City. […]

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