About the Book
Bethany “Betni” Kalk is an artist, designer, digital humanities archivist, and professor of art and design. She was born in Canada and at age three her missionary parents moved the family to Papua New Guinea (PNG) where they lived for 10 years. She lived in the States for high school, college and graduate school where she studied graphic design, painting, and drawing. When not teaching, she explores the natural landscapes of other countries, and visits different regions of the U.S. to and from artist residencies. She currently lives in Omaha, NE with her partner and two children where she teaches design at Creighton University. She has exhibited in numerous locations around the US. She is interested in community murals and has created a guide accessible at communitymurals.info. Via tumbuna.org, she facilitates digital archiving of art, artifacts and crafts of Papua New Guinea.