the Betsy Hotel

Dave Calver

Dave Calver (davecalver.com), born in Rochester, NY, in 1954, is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. New Yorkers are familiar with his iconic snow-people used for years to promote The Lincoln Center BID’s Annual Winter’s Eve Concert. 
Over the years, strap hangers’ NY commutes have been enlivened by Dave’s three MTA Art Posters.  One of these, NYC Bling, went on to receive a major Silver Medal Award from the Society of Illustrators. Calver’s artwork can also be seen in Taschen’s noted book “100 Illustrators’ where he is featured among the world’s top talent; he has also graced the pages of Time, Newsweek, and New York Magazine. The collection exhibited in The Light Box Gallery at The Betsy Hotel includes work spanning the entirety of his career, including selections from his recently published graphic novel, Limbo Lounge (which is available for purchase at our front desk).
 

Other Exhibitions You May Enjoy

Nina Simone singing and playing the piano

Mario Algaze

Currently Exhibited in Lobby
Algaze explores 1960’s rock iconoclastic performers using legacy black and white development techniques to produce inspired light-filled images, made one at a time.
Pete Tuner Giraffe

Pete Turner Photographs      

Currently Exhibited in Gallery
In The Color of Jazz award-winning photographer Pete Turner performs magic with color, and his photographs graced some of the best and most important album covers of the last half - century. The Color

Bob Bonis

Currently Exhibited in Hallways
The Betsy’s proudly presents over 250 works shot by Bob Bonis, Road Manager of both The Beatles and The Rolling Stones during their first US tours. Through the lens of his Leica M3 camera, he documented both bands, guarding intimate, unplanned moments.