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artist , jewelry designer , exhibit coordinator

Bernice Bettum Duvall, American artist, exhibit coordinator, jewelry designer.


Duvall, Bernice Bettum was born on March 17, 1948 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of William A. and Bergny (Farovig) Bettum.


Graduated from the high school, Washington, 1966;art education private study, 1970-1974.


Artist watercolor, acrylic, needlework design, Chevy Chase, Maryland, since 1972. Exhibit coordinator Discovery Channel, Learning Channel, Discovery Communications, Inc., Bethesda, since 1993, New York City, Miami, Los Angeles, since 2000, Your Choice television, Bethesda, Maryland, 1995-1997, Discovery Committee, Inc., Chicago, since 2001, Charlotte, North Carolina, since 2003. Public relations and publicity Town Center Gallery, Rockville, Maryland, 1986-1989.

Banner designer St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Washington, since 1985. School art project coordinator American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rockville, Maryland, 1998-1999. Speaker in field.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Capricorn Gallery, Bethesda, 1982, Westmoreland Museum Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 1982, 87, Hull Gallery, Washington, 1983, 85, Butler Institute American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, 1983, DeLand (Florida) Museum, 1984, Springfield (Missouri) Art Museum, 1988, 95, 98, Newberry Gallery, Pennsylvania, 1989, Broadway Gallery, Virginia, 1989, Watergate Gallery, Washington, 1990, Fine Art Museum of South, Mobile, Alabama, 1990, Images International Gallery, Bethesda, 1991-1993, Southern Watercolor Society, 1993, 99, Charles Sumner School Museum, Washington, 1994, Sugar & Frichtl Gallery, Kensington, Maryland, 1994, University Club, Washington, 1995, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, 1995, Margaret Smith Gallery, Ellicott City, Maryland, 1995, Office Governor State of Maryland, Baltimore, 1996, Maryland State House, Annapolis, 1996, Fine Arts Invitational, Oxford, Maryland, 1996-1997, 99-02, Hughes Network Systems, Germantown, Maryland, 1996, Arlington County School Board, Arlington, Virginia, 1997, Delaplaine Visual Art Center, Frederick, Maryland, 1998, Mount St. Mary's College, Emmittsburg, Maryland, 1998, Howard County Public School Administration Gallery, Ellicott City, Maryland, 1999. One-woman shows include Washington County Museum Art, Hagerstown, Maryland, 1999. Exhibited in group shows at International Artists in Watercolor, London, 1981, Glenview Mansion Civic Center Art Gallery, Rockville, Maryland, 2000, Dorchester Art Ctr, 2001, Sandy Spring (Maryland) Museum, 2003.

      Principal works represented in public and private collections including Montgomery County Contemporary Art Acquisitions, New England Life Insurance Company, Pelavin Associates, Incorporated, Capricorn Gallery, University Club Washington. Contributor articles to American Artist, Watercolor, The Artist magazine.


Volunteer artist National Zoo, Washington, 1985-1991. Art judge Art in Schools, Parks, Public Places, Montgomery County, Maryland., 1988-1990. Speaker various public schools, Montgomery County, 1988, 92.

Member Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, Art League (board directors 1982-1986), Washington Water Color Association (board directors 1986-1987, award 1993), Town Center Gallery (board directors 1986-1989), Potomac Valley Watercolorists (board directors since 1993), Artists Equity, Arts Council Montgomery County, Southern Watercolor Society (co-chairman annual juried exhibit 1993), Baltimore Watercolor Society, Strathmore Arts Foundation, Women's Club Chevy Chase.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, horseback riding, needlework.


Married Donald Dunn Duvall, October 5, 1968. Children: Gregory Thomas, Peter Brian.

William A. Bettum

Bergny (Farovig) Bettum

Donald Dunn Duvall

Gregory Thomas Duvall

Peter Brian Duvall