Beth Bathe is an artist and en plein painter residing in Lancaster, PA. She has a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. She teaches classes and workshops both around the country and at her studio, Short Dog Studio, in Ephrata, PA. Her pieces have won numerous awards and honors and she is a featured artist in the 2018 February/March issue of PleinAir Ma Bathe is a both member and on the Executive Board of the Mid Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association (MAPAPA), Oil Painters of America (OPA), Susquehanna Valley Plein Air Painters (SVPAP), Daily Painters of Pennsylvania and Daily Paintworks. Beth has a unique style that blurs the lines between oil and watercolor. She uses a limited palette of Cobra Water Mixable Oil Colors in thin washes and a number of unconventional tools alongside her brushes to evoke the nostalgia of an old sepia toned photograph. She is highly influenced by Andrew Wyeth, and her subject matter is often that of the "vanishing landscape", buildings, barns and old towns to evoke memories of a time gone by.