Noel Betowski was born in Tilbury, Essex in1952, he has exhibited consistently from 1982, and is a winner of The ‘John Constable Landscape Prize‘ at the Camden Annual, London.
1969-71 Thurrock Technical College. Foundation Course, Art & Design.
1973-76 The Central School of Art, London. B.A. Fine Art, Painting.
1976-77 London University. Institute of Education. A.T.C.
1981-85 Painting and teaching painting part time at ‘The City Literary Institute‘, Holborn, London and for Haringey Adult
1987 Moved to West Cornwall. Painting full time.
Selected Group Exhibitions
The Royal Academy, 'Stowell's Trophy' 1976
National Portrait Gallery. 'John Player Portrait Award'. 1983
New Grafton Gallery, Barnes, London. (regular exhibitor 1982-2007)
Royal Festival Hall, Spirit of London Competition. 1983. 1984.
The Royal Academy, Summer Show. 1984
Mercury Gallery, Cork Street, London. 1984. 1985
Mall Galleries, Athena Art Awards and Sunday Times Water-colour Competition.1985.
Worcester City Art Gallery, Cornish and Contemporary. (with four other artists) 1985
Crane Kalman Gallery, London. 1986.
Jablonski Gallery. "Six British Landscape Painters" London W1. 1986
Gainsborough's House, Suffolk, `Drawings for All`. 1986.
Camden Arts Centre, John Constable Landscape Competition Prize Winner, 1987 third and 1988 second.
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford Borough Council.1988
The Newlyn Art Gallery. Newlyn. Cornwall. 1987–9
Wills Lane Gallery, St. Ives. 1984-
Marsden Fine Art, Dulwich. Islington Art Fair, London. Bath & Edinburgh Art Fairs
The John Davies Gallery, Glocestershire. 1993
Trelyon Gallery, St.Ives. 1993-2003
Cadogan Contemporary, London. 1994
The Anderson Gallery, Broadway, Worcestershire. 1995
Thomas Henry Fine Art. Kensington Art Fair. 1998
The Chapel Gallery, Saltram House, Plymouth 1998
Gallerie Patiserie, Knightsbridge, London 1998-9
Penhaven Gallery, St. Ives 2000 -2006
Corman Fine Arts, London 1999, 2004
The Walker Gallery, Harrogate, "Six Artists from St. Ives" 1996, 1997,1999,2005
The Hutson Gallery, Sackville Street, London W1 2004
Artifex Gallery, Sutton Coldfield & Birmingham City. "3 Cornish Artists" May 2006
The New Craftsman, St. Ives. 1987-1993 , 2003-2009, 2012
Glasshouse Gallery 1994-2012
Lighthouse Gallery, Penzance & Truro 2003-2013
Highgate Fine Art, London 1997- 2016
Eleven and a Half Gallery, London 2013- 2016
Tremenheere Sculpture Garden 2015-
Penwith Gallery 1997-9, 2013-
One Man Exhibitions
Salt House Gallery, St. Ives. Cornwall 1982,1984,1991.
The New Gallery, London. 1982
Woodlands Art Gallery, Blackheath, London. 1983.
The Square Gallery, Highgate, London. 1987.
Penlee House Museum, Penzance, Cornwall 1988
Andrew Usiskin Gallery, Hampstead, London. 1991
Visions and Journey's, St Just, Cornwall 1991
Porthmeor Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall 1992 and 1993.
Gallery Tresco, Tresco, The Isles of Scilly. 1994.
Out of the Blue, Marazion, Cornwall 1996
Trelyon Gallery, St.Ives.1997.
The Great Atlantic, St. Just 1997
Grove Contemporary Fine Art, Shrewsbury. 1997.
Glasshouse Gallery, Truro. 1998
Ashbourne Gallery, Derbyshire, 1998.
Artifex Gallery, Birmingham. 1998.
The Chapel Gallery, Saltram House, Plymouth, Devon 1998
Highgate Fine Art, London. 1997, 2000, 2002.
The Great Atlantic Gallery, Falmouth 2005
Primavera, Cambridge 2007
Over the Moon Gallery, St Agnes, Cornwall 2009
Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro. 2011-12
Penwith Gallery, St Ives. 2014
Penwith Society of Arts 2013-
‘Brytania’ published 1988 Poland. "Inner Harmonies" by D. M. Wild, article ‘The Peninsular Voice’ April 1991. St. Ives 1893-1993: ‘Portrait of an Art Colony’ by Marion Why brow 1994. 'St. Ives Revisited' by Peter Davies 1993. ‘Through the Canvas’ 2001 by Sarah Brittain & Simon Cook. ‘Noel Betowski’ with contributions David Wilkinson & David Haughton 1997. ‘Noel Betowski Illumination’ The Great Atlantic Galleries 2005. ‘Resurgence’ magazine, front cover 2005. ‘Cornwall Today’ ‘Inside Cornwall’ - various articles. Various national and local newspaper articles. Art Colony in Transition - Peter Davies 2008. Noel Betowski-Triptych - Minchin 2009. Noel Betowski - Out of Nowhere - Royal Cornwall Museum, exhibition catalogue 2011. Noel Betowski - In the Fold 2014.
Paintings in a large number of private collections In Canada, USA, Germany, Switzerland, Australia and New Zealand.