Betty Bigas is a multidisciplinary artist, graphic designer, photographer and curator from Barcelona, Spain, currently residing in San Francisco, CA. She earned her bachelor's degree in 1999 and master's degree in multimedia design from Bau, Centro Universitario de Diseño of Barcelona in 2001.
The daughter of the late Spanish film director and artist, Bigas Luna, and the casting director Consol Tura, Betty's work reflects her eclectic artistic heritage as well as her own singular perspective in producing and promoting art in shifting cultural landscapes. Betty's work explores the dynamic links between culture and art through broad media including graphic design, photography, video and film. Her current passion is in promoting and creating artistic connections that redefine cultural and geographical boundaries.
Her career recognition in design started with heading the graphic art campaign for the LOOP international art fair from 2003 to 2006. Concurrently she founded Espai Carolinas, Barcelona, a non profit design lab consisting of artists, designers, programmers, and architects.
Betty has also worked on a number of feature productions as a film graphic designer including the Spanish blockbuster Yo Soy La Juani and Di Di Hollywood. Her still photography from Yo Soy La Juaniwas featured in a special group exhibition hosted by FNAC, Spain. Her film graphic design credits also include AN 2012: Quiero Cine and the documentary Amb música ho escoltaries potser millor - Salvador Espriu a ritme de Jazz.
Betty's graphic design work has been featured at a multitude of international museums and public art exhibitions. At the Modern Art Museum of Valencia(IVAM) and at the Bienal de Valencia, organized by la Generalitat Valenciana her collaborations included catalogue design and graphics forIngestum, Cares de l'ànima and Las Comedias Bárbaras de Bigas Luna. She also designed the websites for Galeria Llucia Homs, Galeria Metropolitana de Barcelona, Barcelona Work Box andCentro de Nuevos Creadores (CNC) amongst others.
Now Betty Bigas is Gallery Director and curator of Roll Up Gallery in San Francisco, located inside the event space Public Works SF.
Most recently, she has curated exhibitions for the San Francisco California Academy of Sciences NightlifeLIVE.
Betty continues to be prolific in her own ongoing projects in photography and art.