2017 Selected Events and Invitationals, Awards and Recognitions:

Solo Show, Karin Clarke Gallery, Eugene, Oregon
Paint Snow Hill, Snow Hill, Maryland
Microbiomes: To See the Unseen, Juried Show, The Arts Center, Corvallis, Oregon

2016 Selected Events and Invitationals, Awards and Recognitions:

Confluence: Bets Cole & April Waters, Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, Oregon
Around Oregon Annual Invitational, The Arts Center, Corvallis, Oregon
Artworks Northwest Invitational, Umpqua Valley Arts Center, Roseburg, Oregon
Vistas & Vineyards Plein Air Show, Corvallis, Oregon • Award of Excellence
Small Works Invitational, Framin Artworks, Eugene, Oregon

2015 Selected Events and Invitationals, Awards and Recognitions:

Los Gatos Plein Air Art Invitational, Los Gatos, California
Pacific Northwest Plein Air Festival, Hood River/Columbia Gorge, Oregon
Every Day Taste of Plein Air Invitational, Oregon State University, LaSells Stewart Gallery, Corvallis, Oregon • Featured Artist
Paint Snow Hill, Snow Hill, Maryland
The Power of Portrait, A Gathering of Uncommon Women, Solo Show, Karin Clarke Gallery, Eugene, Oregon
Umpqua Plein Air, Roseburg, Oregon
Vistas & Vineyards Plein Air Show, Corvallis, Oregon • Award of Excellence

2014 Selected Events and Invitationals, Awards and Recognitions:

Door County Plein Air Festival, Peninsula School of Art, Fish Creek, Wisconsin
Publisher's Invitational | Paint the Adirondacks, Paul Smiths, New York
Paris in the Park Blocks Plein Air Invitational, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
David McCosh & The Oregon School of Landscape Painting, Karin Clarke Gallery, Eugene, Oregon
In the Footsteps of David Douglas, Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, Oregon • Featured Artist
The Nakedness of the Subject, Two Person Figurative Show, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, Oregon

2013 Selected Events and Invitationals, Awards and Recognitions:

Los Gatos Plein Air Art Invitational, Los Gatos, California
Paint Annapolis Plein Air Invitational, Annapolis, Maryland
Paint Snow Hill, Snow Hill, Maryland
Art of the West Invitational, High Desert Museum, Bend, Oregon
Umpqua Plein Air, Roseburg, Oregon
Eugene Plein Air Paint Out Competition, Eugene, Oregon
Three Sides of a Coin, 3 Person Landscape Show, Jacobs Gallery, Eugene, Oregon
Vistas & Vineyards Plein Air Show, Corvallis, Oregon • Award of Excellence
La Lumiere Fantastiqe Invitational, "Brittany Shines in Baltimore", Leidy Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland.

2012 Selected Events and Invitationals, Awards and Recognitions:

Art in the Open, Wexford, Ireland
Paint Snow Hill, Snow Hill, Maryland
Chincoteague Plein Air Event, Chincoteague, Virginia
Cannon Beach Plein Air Festival, Cannon Beach, Oregon • Featured Artist
Sitka Art Invitational, Portland, Oregon
Art of the West Invitational, High Desert Museum, Bend, Oregon
Women's Works Fine Art Invitational, Woodstock, Illinois
Escalante Canyons Plein Air Art Festival, Escalante, Utah
Strokes of Genius 4, The Best of Drawing by Rachel Rubin Wolf, Northlight Publishing • Featured Artist
American Art Collector, August 2012, The Art Lover’s Guide to Collecting Fine Art in the Pacific Northwest

2011 Selected Events and Invitationals, Awards and Recognitions:

Zion National Park Invitational, Utah • Purchase Award
Pacific Northwest Plein Air Festival, Hood River/Columbia Gorge, Oregon • Award of Distinction
Expressions West Juried Show, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay Oregon • Award of Distinction
Vistas & Vineyards Plein Air Show, Corvallis, Oregon • Best of Show
Eugene Mayor's Art Show, Eugene, Oregon • Director's Choice Award
Une Petite Eclaircie, A Journal of Paintings by Bets Cole — ISBN978-0-615-45104-6

2010 Selected Events and Invitationals, Awards and Recognitions:

Isabel Klots Artist Residency Program, Rochefort-en-Terre, Brittany, France. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
Art in the Governor's Office, One Person Show, Invitation by The Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, Oregon • Exhibition Award
The Wetlands Invitational Show, Grays Harbor College & The White Sturgeon Gallery, Aberdeen & Vancouver, Washington
Vistas & Vineyards Plein Air Show, Corvallis, Oregon • ChaTeemawi Award 2010, Juror's Choice Award 2009
Au Naturel Invitational, The Nude in the 21st Century, Clatsop College Art Center Gallery, Astoria, Oregon