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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Alice Neel: Moments of Intimacy through Portraiture

Alice Neel had an unflinching gaze. Her portraits of ordinary people in everyday life expose…

coffee beans and grou
What Do Goats Eat? The Story of Coffee and Our Trendy Yoga Pal

The question, “What do goats eat?” is the lynchpin of a world-changing discovery. There are…

Ready for Work after Covid? Let Us Help You Ease Back In

Getting Ready for Work Doesn’t Have to be Terrible As millions of people receive their…

A Shot through the Wall
Filmmaking with Passion and Purpose: Aimee Long takes on the Hard Conversation

Aimee Long is not afraid to take on difficult topics.  In her first feature-length film,…

Ecosystem
Building an Ecosystem for Earth Day: The Shire in my Backyard

In honor of Earth Day, we are building a shire in our backyard. Not the…

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…

grafitti art
Graffiti Writing and the Wonders of Subculture

Technology has made the world and its subculture more convenient. We wait less, we find…

Example of Street Art
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…