||May / June 2018
Fine Art Connoisseur
Ashton: Portraying Immigrants' Stories"
"Portraits of Immigrants"
Thirteen / WNET-TV
"Faces of Courage:
Artist gives immigrants high profile on canvas"
Ashton's portrait in a very prominent spot at the U.S. Embassy
Unveiling the portrait of Ambassador Lader, at the U.S. Embassy
in London. Click image to see photos.
Photographer Peter Krogh captured this scene in my studio in
September, when a PBS video crew led by director Jon Hornbacher,
seen here behind the cameraman, followed me around for two days.
They were shooting a 60-second spot that will soon air on PBS
stations nationwide. I have supported public television actively
for many years. As a TV news reporter-turned-artist, I can speak
with authority about the high quality of journalism and excellent
coverage of the arts that PBS continually delivers. Betsy
Betsy was prominently featured in the March 2013 issue of Sirulian
News, published by Sirulians, Inc., an organization of veteran
In 2012, Betsy Ashton was commissioned to paint the official
portrait of Philip Lader, former U.S. Ambassador to the Court
of Saint James's, for the collection of the United States Embassy
in Grosvenor Square, London.
||Nov 10, 2011
Times Ledger, Queens, New York
Portraitist Behind the Lens"
American Artist Studios
a Space That You Won't Want to Leave"