Betty de Paris learnt the use of natural dyes in Japan where she specialised in blue dyeing under the great Japanese Master SHINDO Hiroyuki, recognized as Master Artist and Dyer. In 2002 she crated a major exhibition on natural dye at the National Museum of Natural History, Paris. The Betty de Paris natural indigo vat is listed as a “Rare and Endangered Art to be Preserved” by the Ministry of Culture in France. She was commissioned by Cité des Matières, Lillebonne, France to set up a garden of dye yielding and fibre plants. She has been elected to the Union of French Artists Betty de Paris has held numerous workshops and exhibitions all over the world.