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Betty Tompkins Edit Profile


Betty Tompkins, American artist. Grantee Ossabaw Island Project, Georgia, 1979, MacDowell Colony, New Hampshire, 1983.


Tompkins, Betty was born on June 20, 1945 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Syracuse University, 1966. Master of Arts, Central Washington State College, 1969. Bachelor of Education, 1969.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Penryn Gallery, Seattle, 1970, Houston Museum Moderna Art, 1975, Harriman College, New York, 1977, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York City, 1983, sensory Evolution Gallery, 1985, Stamford Museum, Connecticut, 1986, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1986, Edward Williams Gallery, Hackensack, New Jersey, 1987, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York City, 2002,05. Group shows include Lo guiduce Gallery, New York City, Warren Benedek Gallery, New York City, 1973, Queens Museum, New York, 1976, Aldrich Museum, Connecticut, Soho Center Visual Arts, New York City, 1977, Queens Museum, 1978, Sebastian-Moore Gallery, Denver, 1979, Alternative Museum, Steffanotti Gallery, ABC No Rio, New York, Gallery K., Washington, 1980, Coney Island Show, Central Park Zoo, Print Club, Philadelphia, Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York, Webb and Parson Gallery, New Canaan, Connecticut, 1981, Public Illumination Picture Gallery, Gracie Mansion Gallery, Illumination Picture Gallery, Erickson Gallery, New York City Tweed Gallery, Plainfield, New Jersey, 1982, Kenkelaba Gallery, Friedus Gallery, Pier 34, Castelli Graphics, New York City, Terminal New York, Brooklyn, Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Smithy Artworks, Cooperstown, New York, Kirkland Art Center, college Finger Lakes, Marist College, 1983, Franklin Furnace, Sensory Evolution, New York Public Library. Tomkins Square, John Christian Gallery, Pan Arts, New York City,Stamford Museum, Connecticut, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, Pyramid Arts Center, Rochester, New York, 1984, Kamikaze, Phenix City, Harm Bouckaert GAllery, Nico Smith, Castelli Uptown, National Organization of Women, New York City, City Without Walls, Newark, Bess Cutler, Civilian Warfare, Grolier Club, New York City, 2nd International Contemporary Art Fair, London, 1985, Clocktower, Sensory Evolution Gallery, Grace Mansion Gallery, New York City, Aldrich Museum, Connecticut, 1986, Fashion Moda, Bronx, New York, 1986, Nassau County Museum Fine Arts, New York City, Richard Green Gallery, New York City, 1988, others.

      Represented in public and corporation collections at Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut, Best Products, Virginia, Chemical Bank, Technimetrics, New York City, Oberlin College, Ohio, Stamford Museum, Connecticut, Paterson Museum, New Jersey, Amoco Productions, Denver, 1st National Bank Minnesota, Prudential Insurance Company American, Jena Hall Associate, Woodbury, New York, Marvin Sackner Archives, Miami Beach, Florida, Southeast Bank, Miami, Milbank Tweek Healey and McCloy, Simpson Thacher and Bartlett, Smith Barney Harris Upham and Company, New York City, Rutgers University, Zimmerli Art Museum, Queens City Bank, New York City, also numerous private collections Contributor articles to professional journals.