Bethany Joy is a mixed media abstract painter, focused on spreading joy through art. She expresses joy through painting vibrant abstracts, flowers, and inspirational quotes. Bethany mainly creates with acrylic paint, however, she loves experimenting and adding pastels, watercolors, oils, and other materials within her paintings to add different textures. The process of painting is very playful and spontaneous for Bethany. Her paintings involve lots of layering until she feels that the piece is harmonious and bursting with joy. Growing up, Bethany would spend hours coloring, painting, and making crafts from anything she could find. Creating beautiful art has always been a passion of hers, however, she didn't begin studying fine art seriously until college. Bethany attended Brevard College with the intention of becoming a photographer, however, she ended up falling in love with painting all over again instead. Bethany concentrated on painting as her major and obtained her K-12 Art teacher license as well as her BA degree in Fine Art. She was inspired to start her art business and brand after graduating in 2015. In addition to finding her true passion for painting at Brevard College, she also met her husband at BC as well. Bethany and her husband along with their two puppies, live in Western, NC where she works from her home studio and serves as the Art Director at her local Boys and Girls Club as well.