About Betty Tuininga

Tuininga is a native of New Hampshire having come to Binghamton in 2003 to attend BU as an Art History Graduate student.

BJ Tuininga Fine Art Photography and Design illustrates a dedication to the Arts as they experimented with various artistic mediums and founded their unique design principles, moods and messages.While their enthusiasm is exuberant as they present ideas to prospective clients, the use of original digital photography is unparalleled and often brings a somewhat untraditional, but fresh approach to the marketplace.

Welcome to the creative imagination of BJ Tuininga Fine Art, Photography and Design.

Specializing in Communications, Marketing and Graphic Design, they utilize original Photography, Illustration and Artwork wherever possible for a truly unique look. One that will help accent your marketing strategies and make it stand out from the rest…

Our design experience ranges from full-range collateral pieces to one-of-a-kind wedding and party invitations or wedding books; Book layout and design; Book jacket design; Annual reports; Business reports; Two-color Newsletters; Business cards; Multi-page Brochures, Large format and Trifold; Advertising; Posters; Social Media Pieces.

For all of your design needs, Please contact us at bjtuiningafineart@yahoo.com

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Education: 2002 BA Art/Graphic Design, magna cumma laude, Keene State College, Keene, NH 

2003-2005 History of Art and Architecture History, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Grant/Awards: 1986 Awarded Blue Ribbon for “Iris” by New Hampshire Art Association/Boscawen Old Home Day, Boscawen, NH

Solo Exhibitions: 1996 “The Windows of Penacook,” Penacook Public Library, Penacook, NH, 2007 The Family & Children’s Society, Binghamton, NY, 2008 Nezuntoz, Binghamton, NY, 2008 Know Theatre, Binghamton, 2009 River Muse Café, Binghamton, NY, 2010 Black Bear Winery, Chenango Bridge, NY, 2010 Krebes Gallery, Binghamton General Hospital, Binghamton, NY, 2011 Java Joe's, Binghamton, NY, 2012 Broome County Library, Binghamton, NY.

Group Exhibitions: 1986 Boscawen Old Home Day Art Show, Boscawen, 2001 “Emerging Artists,” Thorne Sagendorph Gallery, Keene, NH; 2002 “Emerging Artists,” Thorne Sagendorph Gallery, Keene, NH; 2002 “Passionate Pursuits” Thorne Sagendorph Gallery, Keene, NH; 2007 “Passionate Pursuits After Dark,” The Terracota, Binghamton, NY; 2008 “The Artists of Winchester,” Winchester Historical Society, Winchester, NH; 2008 “The Stars Come Out,” The Mad Hatter, Binghamton, NY; 2009 "The Rude and Bold Women" (juried) Stephens Square, Binghamton,NY; 2010 WSKG's" Art in Motion," (juried), Corning, NY; Ithaca, NY; Hornell,NY; Cooperstown, NY; Binghamton, NY and Mansfield, PA.; 2010 Jewish Ethnic Festival (juried), Vestal, NY; 2012 Broome County Arts Council Member Exhibition, Binghamton, NY; 2013 Cooperative Gallery 213, State Street, Binghamton, NY 13901; 2014 Off the Wall Exhibit, Cooperative Gallery 213, State Street, Binghamton, NY 13901

Collections: Mr. and Mrs. Albert Coutu Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Doolittle Mr. and Mrs. Paul Speed Ms. Patricia Curry Wilson Mr. George Radcliffe Mr. Michael Curry Mr. and Mrs. Paul Doolittle Ms. Debra Pouliet The Winchester Historical Society Mr. and Mrs. Francis Farnan Mr. and Mrs. Robert Valway Granite State Independent Living Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Morse Ms. Laura Tuininga Mr. and Mrs. Cole Tuininga, Carol Golembeski  Wendy Parker  Jeff Kahn Jesse Rives

Murals: 1992 500th Anniversary of Columbus’s Discovery of America, Community Mural, Ashuelot, NH; 2007 Mural design and painting, “Hot Air Balloons,” Harvey Justice Building Construction Boards, Binghamton, NY; 2009 Mural for Center City Neighborhood Assembly. Artist-in-Residence. Binghamton, NY.

Teaching Experience: 2001 Art History Seminar on “Picasso and His Influence on Modern Art.” Keene State College, Keene, NH. 2002: Graphic Design Class. "Frank Lloyd Wright as Graphic Designer," Keene State College, Keene, NH. Art History Seminar on “Max Ernst and the Surrealist Movement,” Keene State College, Keene, NH. 2006-current Teaching private watercolor lessons

Artist-In-Residence: 2009 Mural for Center City Neighborhood Assembly. Binghamton, NY

Employment: self employed as Graphic Designer, Fine Artist, and Photographer. She also is an Herbalist