The Art of Betty Glass


An Artist's Resume

Betty Glass was born in Albert Lea, Minnesota, with a box of crayons in her hand.

Growing up she loved all forms of art, especially watercolor. She earned a B.S. in Social Science and Elementary Education at Mankato State College in Mankato, Minnesota. She moved to California in 1965 to pursue her career as a teacher, and in addition to teaching full time she earned an MA in Art History from Cal State Los Angeles. She has also taught Art Appreciation and Oriental Art at Glendale Community College and Golden West Community College. Betty retired from teaching in 1981 to raise her family in Arcadia, where she presently resides.

Betty is a member of MAFA (Monrovia Arts Festival Association), Verdugo Hills Art Association, and Mid-Valley Arts League. She is also an associate member of the National Watercolor Society. Most recently her work, Rainy Day Garden won Honorable Mention at the Mid-Vally Arts League 54th Anniversary Juried Show,. Her work, Abstract 13, was juried into the National Watercolor Society’s All Members Exhibition for 2006 at the VIVA Gallery in Studio City, May 13 to May 27. As a result of entering and displaying her work in various shows, Betty has been awarded First Place in Abstract Open at the Pasadena Presbyterian Show; First, Second, Third, and Honorable Mention in several Verdugo Hills Art Association Shows; as well as Honorable Mention and The TAFA award and Cheap Joe’s Award at the Inland Empire Art Association Show. She also displayed her work as part of a three woman show in La Canada as well as in the MAFA-Focus One Art Show of May 2005. Her work was displayed at the MAFA-Focus One Art Show of March through April of 2008 and December 2008. She is featured on Ginger's Art Blog, "The Art of Lovin' Animals". Her work is presently on exhibit at the MAFA-Paint N Play Gallery in Monrovia.

Betty has studied with numerous watercolor artists including Tom Fong, Magda Perrigin, Virginia Jackman, Bev Duncan, and Hal Lambert to name a few. She has a passion for creativity and continues to expand her technique.

Betty’s style is semiabstract and emphasizes her love of vibrant colors.

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