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artist , consultant , Nutritionist , Interior designer

Betty Ann Wegener, American nutritionist, consultant, interior designer, artist. Recipient Third place award 9th Desert West Juried Art Exhibition, 1988; named one of 100 Women of Achievement, International Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity, 1997.

Background

Wegener, Betty Ann was born on November 20, 1921 in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Kemyss Lafal and Gertrude Marjorie (Snyder) Bonebright.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Nebraska, 1944. Master of Science, University Iowa, 1945. Certified in decorative arts, New York School Interior Design, 1988.

Career

Staff dietitian University Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, 1945. Analytical chemist Smith-Dorsey Pharmaceutical, Lincoln, 1945-1946. Associate professor College Nursing University Nebraska, Omaha, 1969-1970.

Nutritionist College Nursing Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hospital, 1970-1974. Consultant interior design, artist, since 1974. Instructor art senior citizen group, Omaha, 1974-1976.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One woman shows, 1982, 84, 86, 89. Exhibited in group show at Ariel Gallery, New York City, 1988.

Membership

Member Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, since 1960. Member American Association of University Women, Association Nebraska Art Club, Inc., Associated Artists Omaha (historian 1983-1985, Excellence award 1982, 84), Omaha District Dental Society (president dental auxiliary 1960), National Museum Women in Arts (charter), Mortar Board (member, historian), American Society Interior Designers, Nebraska Society Architects (affiliate), Alpha Omicron Pi (alumnae president 1953, national representative Rose award 1970), Phoenix Art Museum, International Library.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, visual arts, reading, swimming.

Connections

Married Hubert James Wegener, January 11, 1946. Children: Richard James, Anne Marie.

father:
Kemyss Lafal Bonebright

mother:
Gertrude Marjorie (Snyder) Bonebright

spouse:
Hubert James Wegener

child:
Richard James Wegener

child:
Anne Marie Wegener