New Orleans Live

Jazz musician drawing

Last month I visited New Orleans and had a chance to spend two nights on Frenchman Street in the world famous French Quarter. Frenchman Street is famous for its eclectic mix of live music happening nightly, late into the night. Perfect for me to put the kids to bed and get out to experience the […]

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Live the InterContinental Life Animations

For the past few months I’ve been teasing this project on my Instagram and I’m so pleased to finally share it. I was commissioned by Smith Creative Labs to illustrate 3 short animations for the InterContinental Hotel Group’s Live the InterContinental Life campaign. The animations were based on podcast interviews which told stories of empathy, worldliness and […]

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Eric Bachmann (Crooked Fingers)

[sgmb id=”1″]As some of you know my drawings appear on Crooked Fingers’s release Breaks in the Armor as well as the acoustic version of the same album. Crooked Fingers aka Eric Bachmann has been one of my favorite artists for years (since I was in high school!) and last night I was happy to attend a special performance […]

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Downtowns for NJ Monthly

Palmer Square, Princeton, NJ drawing

[sgmb id=”1″]I was commissioned this summer to work on a reportage assignment for NJ Monthly magazine. Being born and raised in New Jersey it was just that much better to be asked to drive around the state to visit and draw different “landmarks” throughout to help make the case for the best downtowns in New […]

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Bob Dylan Cover

Bob Dylan Book Cover

[sgmb id=”1″]Last year I attended a Bob Dylan concert at the Beacon Theatre in New York. I made a few drawings, and David Gaines, the author of a new book on Bob Dylan, saw one of the drawings which I had posted on One Drawing A Day and asked if he could use it for […]

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Art in Space

Chicago reportage drawings by Greg Betza

[sgmb id=”1″]I’m excited to share this latest bit of good news with you. I was contacted earlier this year by a company designing a new Chicago office space for a global consulting firm. The company had seen my reportage drawings of Chicago and thought they would make a great addition to the space. I’m truly […]

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Cinerama and The Wedding Present

Cinerama and The Wedding Present

Of all the shows I’ve been to (and drawn), this was my first outside of the US. The Wedding Present has been one of my favorite bands since high school and Cinerama is another band I’ve grown up with, so you can imagine how happy I was when I learned they would be performing in […]

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Mont Saint-Michel and Honfleur

reportage drawing by Greg Betza

Thanks to a very good friend I had the opportunity to visit these two amazing places. Mont Saint-Michel is out of a fairy tale. I can’t imagine there is another place on earth like it. Its abbey reaches so high to the sky as if it is literally reaching for God. I did a few […]

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Chicago Magazine

Had a chance to do some intricate line drawing for this illustration! It was interesting, and almost therapeutic, drawing all of these buildings and windows and streets and antenna and, and, and… And then I got to loosen up and work on a few lifestyle spots of  things happening in front of the architecture. Great […]

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Lingerie

Pen & Ink fashion illustration

Another great night at the Society of Illustrators. This time, Lingerie Night. The lingerie, by designers Oscar de la Renta and Betsey Johnson  was provided by Tina Wilson, creative director for Carole Hochman/Koman. There was also a photo shoot happening which featured a male model. Here are the drawings…

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