Betty creates site specific public art for community and civic spaces. Each piece is custom designed, forming a relationship to the surrounding natural or built environment. These works are in the public domain, they reach new audiences and place art in a central position within people’s live.
UNEARTHED is a permanent mural on Yorta Yorta country (Shepparton, Australia).
CONCEAL is a public street activation that features a fusion of digital and organic materials and processes. This artwork uses digital methods to highlight hidden structures from our surrounding natural world.
BREATHE is a light installation inspired by organic structures. The colours and patterns of the lights are controlled by environmental changes that occur in significant international ecosystems.
CAPTURE showcases the microscopic qualities of Betty’s compostable biopolymer materials. It accentuates the beauty and intricate nature of these environmentally responsible materials.
Betty Sargeant lives and works on the unceded land of the Yaluk-ut Weelam clan who are Boon Wurrung people. She pays respect to ancestors, elders and communities.