A man in overalls bringing down a body in a ladder with a handsaw in the background.

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

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Alessandro Sarno - "The Spirit of a People: Portraits and Slices of Life in The Islands of The Bahamas"

Currently Exhibited in Board Room
Alessandro Sarno is a Milan based artist who began his journey into photography in 2008 on the porch of The Betsy Hotel. Having left his job in London, Sarno stopped at The Betsy on his way to The
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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.
Tamary Kudita

Tamary Kudita: “African Victorian Series”

Currently Exhibited in Gallery
A product of dual heritage, Tamary Kudita was born in Zimbabwe whilst her ancestry can be traced back to the Orange Free State, historical Boer state in Southern Africa. She chose to study fine art at