A photographic documentation of the unique and creative “camp” and business signs captured by Julie Betts Testwuide on the roads throughout the Adirondack Park in upstate New York.
Julie Betts Testwuide has enjoyed an illustrious and varied 40 year career as an award winning photographer and artist. After completing her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she worked as a freelance photographer for major corporations, publications and sporting events around the country. In the 1990's, Testwuide ventured into fine art photography,often merging her love for painting with her photography. She has won numerous awards, exhibiting in many galleries and her work is in collections worldwide. The past decade, Testwuide has traveled the world capturing wild horses and printing them in commanding sizes. Testwuide's first children's book, Pals, is an endearing poetry book about friendship between childhood friends. Her use of hand colored photographs creates vintage, nostalgic charm. She is a board member at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for both the Art Department and the School of Education. Julie and her husband, Kip, reside in Katonah and Lake Placid, NY