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artist , educator

Bette Wilson Wentworth, American artist, educator. President Bunkerhill West Civic Club, 1988; volunteer Trinity Hospital Auxiliary, 1999; president Brenham Fine Arts League, 2001—2003; board directors Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum, Seton Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary, volunteer; Member Watercolor Art Society Houston (chairman 13th national exhibition), The Art League Houston, Waterloo Watercolor Group.

Background

Wentworth, Bette Wilson was born on August 14, 1938 in Paducah, Texas, United States. Daughter of Herbert Woodrow and Mertice (Foster) Wilson.

Education

Bachelor, University Texas, 1961; postgraduate, School Social Work Smith College, 1961-1962; postgraduate, Glassell School of Art, Houston, 1976-1980.

Career

Social caseworker, De Pelchin Faith Home, Houston, 1962-1966; artist, Houston, 1968-1997; artist, Austin, since 1997; art teacher continuing education, Spring Branch Independent School District, Houston, 1980-1991. Juror Tenneco International Children's Exhibit, 1983, Scholastic Art awards Houston Independent School District, 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in solo show at North Fourth Cafe, Albuquerque, 1997, group shows at The Art League of Houston, 1982 (2d place), 83, Watercolor Art Society, Houston, 1983, 84, 85, 87 (1st place), 88, Jewish Community Center 1983, Galveston Art League, 1983, Town and Country Gallery, 1987, Aries Gallery, 1989, Aquamedia, Washington, 1988, Waterloo Watercolor Group Spring Show, 1997.

Politics

When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.

Views

All Christians need to be familiar with the Bible, that contains a wide variety of literature, including history, law, poetry, gospels, letters, polemic, stories and apocalyptic visions, and try to immerse themselves in it.

Membership

President Bunkerhill West Civic Club, 1988. Volunteer Trinity Hospital Auxiliary, 1999. President Brenham Fine Arts League, 2001—2003.

Board directors Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum, Seton Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary, volunteer. Member Watercolor Art Society Houston (chairman 13th national exhibition), The Art League Houston, Waterloo Watercolor Group.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: walking, reading, mysteries.

Connections

Married Nicholas Noyes Wentworth, April 25, 1964. Children: Mark Benning, Alan Hunter.

father:
Herbert Woodrow Wilson

mother:
Mertice (Foster) Wilson

spouse:
Nicholas Noyes Wentworth

children:
Alan Hunter Wentworth

Mark Benning Wentworth