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artist , potter , writer

Bette Casteel, American Potter, writer, artist. Avocations: antiques, genealogy, books F C. Recipient numerous awards in ceramics, several in painting and 4 honorary.mentions in photography from Patrick Nagatani. Member S.W. Writers Workshop.

Background

Casteel, Bette was born on November 27, 1920 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Daughter of John Graham and Ruth Rebecca (Roebuck) Dickson.

Education

Student, Duluth State Teachers College, 1939-1942;student, University N. Mexico, 1959, 60-61.

Career

Member of staff, Music Corporation, Beverly Hills, California, 1940-1942;member of staff, Schlesinger Cartoon Studio, Hollywood, California, 1942-1944;assistant library, Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, 1944-1946;shop owner, Old Town Antique Shop, Albuquerque, 1946-1948;potter, Albuquerque, 1948-1990;writer, illustrator,, Corrales, New Mexico, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Avocations: antiques, genealogy, books F C.

Membership

Member Southwest Writers Workshop.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Antiques, genealogy, books.

Connections

Married Robert E. Casteel, February 26, 1945. 1 child Douglas E.

father:
John Graham Dickson

mother:
Ruth Rebecca (Roebuck) Dickson

spouse:
Robert E. Casteel

child:
Douglas E. Casteel