Betty grew up on the territories of the Haudenosaunee, Huron Wendat, and Anishnabee Peoples, also known as F’realtown Ontario. Betty is a multidisciplinary artist working in the realms of music, clown, socially engaged practice/audience participation/performance art, video and design work. purrs playful, potent and powerful incantations, seducing a wide array of feelings from listeners, and most often plays in collaboration, but also flys solo or supported by a precious few instrumental friends. 

She’s been firin’ out tunes since it occurred to her to do so, and speaks her mind, heart and soul through her songs. She is trained in clowning (if you’re unfamiliar with the art form beyond birthday parties, “It” and the circus, check out an explanation from David MacMurray Smith – her old teacher- ), and has brought this work into her music practice, as well as performed in cabarets and emceed events.
Betty has toured across this land mass a heck of a lot, and even tripped over to the UK, playing venues from big festivals to tiny house shows as a solo artist and with her bands, current (Oh Pray Tell, Betty and the Kid) and former (The Honey Tongues, Dirty Grace).

She has worked in video art as an art director, actor, editor, director and musician. She has collaborated on the aesthetics and ideas for graphic design of posters, merch/screen printing/clothing art.