Beth Welch was born in Monroe, Louisiana in 1992. After graduating high school, she studied art for a year in Gorizia, Italy at Liceo Artistico M. Fabiani. She graduated from Louisiana Tech University School of Design in 2015. Welch’s oil paintings explore the importance of communication and place while incorporating wood grain into her works. Her boats and figures appear in fictional landscapes that set a unique mood within the painting. Her work has been exhibited at the Masur Museum of Art, The Enterprise Center, The Upstairs Gallery, Cricket Beaux Bicket, Traditions on Trenton, and The Frame of Mind, Baton Rouge Court House, Southern University Innovation Center, The Firehouse Gallery, Kellwood Contemporary Gallery, Commercial Interiors Group Baton Rouge, and Brownsville Museum of Fine Art. She is the recipient of the Freshman Year Scholarship at the Louisiana Tech University School of Design, Honorable Mention at the Frame of Mind in Ruston, Louisiana and Honorable Mention in the Student Show at Louisianan Tech University 2014. Today Welch works as the Exhibitions Coordinator at the Louisiana Art and Science Museum in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She maintains her studio at her home in Prairieville, Louisiana.