Betsy Scotto-Lavino

Betsy Scotto-Lavino

Betsy Scotto-Lavino is the Director of Education and Research for The Artistic Fuel Foundation. She is also a Ph.D. student, wife, mother of three, and a nature lover. If you can't find me, I'm probably in the woods.

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Museums and Covid: Wiping the Dust Off our Community Assets

Museums and Kids When I was a child, Friday nights at the Boston Children’s Museum…

Irish Soda Bread Recipe: A Rags-to-Riches Feel-Good Story

A few years ago, Martha Stewart made Irish Soda Bread a “thing.”  I found this…

Graffiti Writing and the Wonders of Subculture that Stay Unanswered

Technology has made the world more convenient. We wait less, we find the things we…

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Urban Warfare Lessons: Tracking Graffiti Artists and Controlling the City

Street art can bring a city block to life. Bland gray becomes surprising color. Over…

Vice President of the United States: First Ladies Approve

Today, we celebrate the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris.  The world…

Moon Energy and Intentionality: Connecting the Metaphysical to Fashion

“A full moon is a time to let things go,” explained Shannah Warwick, creator of…

Children’s Stories: Helpful Guidance Through Tough Times

It’s almost over.  2020 is almost done.  As we take stock of (or understandably block…

Gut Punch Beautiful: The Physical Power of Creative Expression

            Barb Rossi Designs puts out products that are “gag worthy” according to Barb’s friends. …

Happy Accident: The Invention of Fudge Came From a Caramel Surprise

Fudge was a happy accident.  On Valentine’s Day in 1886, a batch of caramel re-crystallized,…

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Stories We Tell: How Imagination Reveals Reality

An Interview with Dr. Patricia Leavy Art is often thought of as something separate. We…