BettyAnn Mocek is an artist who creates urban themed prints, drawings and mixed-media works. She is also a Professor of Art at Concordia University Chicago as well as Gallery Director of the University’s Gallery since 2002. She holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Printmaking from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors from Carthage College in Wisconsin. Mocek is a prolific artist who has exhibited in over 200 exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad. She has received many awards, including Carthage College’s Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, Chicago Artists’ Coalition’s Service to the Visual Arts in Chicago Award and the Chicago Society of Artists’ Woman of the Year Award. Her works are in numerous public and private collections, including: The Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China, Willis (Sears) Tower Sky Deck (TriZec Hahn Property Management), Chicago, the Fairmont Hotel, Chicago and Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.