In Memory of Betty Bryden
On April 15, 2021, Betty Bryden left behind a world she had made more beautiful by her many years of artistic creation. A founding member of the Artists’ Open House Weekend, Betty had a positive influence on the success and direction of this annual event. She used her talent to design most of the tour’s 24 years of brochures. As a director of the tour for many years, she was instrumental in attracting new talent and helping the tour grow. Her own artistic work included pen/ink and watercolor drawings on handmade papers, collages made with her own paste-paper creations, jewelry and greeting cards. She will be missed by the many tour-goers who looked forward to visiting her and seeing her newest work. She will also be missed by the art community for her inspiration and encouragement.