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Betty Ann Kipniss MacDonald Edit Profile

artist , educator

Betty Ann Kipniss MacDonald, American artist, educator. Member Washington Print Club, Art Students League New York City (life).


MacDonald, Betty Ann Kipniss was born in 1936 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Samuel Simon and Stella Anita (Blackton) Kipniss.


Bachelor, Adelphi University, 1958. Master of Arts, Columbia University, New York City, 1960.


Instructor Montshire Museum, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1979—1984, Lebanon College, 1984, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1985—1995. Instructor Corcoran Museum Art, 1996-1998. President, board directors Washington Printmakers Gallery.

Board directors Washington Print Club.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include National Museum Women in Arts, Washington, 1994-1995, River Gallery, Tennessee, 2008, National Gallery Art, National Portrait Gallery. Permanent collections include Community for Creative Nonviolence, Washington, Museum Modern Art, Buenos Aires, American Cultural Center, New Delhi, India, Pennsylvania State University, New Orleans Museum Art, Montgomery Museum Fine Arts, Alabama, Mississippi Museum Art, New York Public Library., Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Jersey, House of Humour and Satire, Gabrovo, Bulgaria.

      Featured in William and Mary Review, 1992-1996, Quarterly magazine, 2006, Federal Reserve Washington. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Washington Print Club, Art Students League New York City (life).


Married Gordon James MacDonald (divorced). Children: Gordon, Maureen, Michael, Bruce.

Samuel Simon Kipniss

Stella Anita (Blackton) Kipniss

Gordon James MacDonald

Gordon MacDonald

Maureen MacDonald

Michael MacDonald

Bruce MacDonald