This handsome brush painting print is entitled 'Oink-Oink' by Bettie Sarantos. It depicts a large pig in all her glory. This endearing print's colors are limited to black sumi-e style painting outlines with blushes of pink, both simple, yet beautifully executed. The print measures 3.25" high by 4.75" across, the frame measures 5.5" high by 7.5" across. This print is nicely framed, floating on an ivory mat, and framed beautifully in a rich goldtone frame. It bears Bettie Sarantos seal and signature, along with its title in pencil. This lovely print is ready to hang.
According to online sources, Bettie Sarantos teaches Chinese brush painting and calligraphy in Newport, RI and for the Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education Department. She conducts workshops, lectures and demonstrations of Chinese Painting. She has traveled to China many times and studied at the prestigious Zhejiang Academy of Fine Art in Hangzhou, China. Bettie was a featured artist in the 2007 “Best of Newport” summer issue of Newport Life magazine. She has participated in numerous one person and juried exhibitions in America and China. She is listed in Who is Who in America Art.