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Betty Hefner Robinson, American Artist. Recipient Top award South Carolina. Watercolor Society Exhibit, 1998; Virginia Center Creative Arts fellow, Sweetbriar, 1992. Member National Watercolor Society (associate), South Carolina. Watercolor Society, Tennessee Watercolor Society (life, director 1980-1989, president 1982), Georgetown Watercolor Society director since 1992, president 1994-1996).

Background

Robinson, Betty Hefner was born on April 1, 1928 in Greer, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Roy Culvin and Leona (Lee) Hefner.

Education

Bachelor, Meredith College, 1949. Postgraduate, Ferree School Art, 1950. Postgraduate, Vermont Studio School, 1985.

Postgraduate, Vermont Studio School, 1987.

Career

Instructor art, Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, 1950-1951;teacher art, George Wythe High School, Wytheville, Virginia, 1951-1953;artist, private practice, Signal Mountain, Tennessee, 1960-1991;artist, private practice, Georgetown, South Carolina., since 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include The Hunter Museum American Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1978, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, 1989, Sumter (South Carolina) Gallery Art, 1994, The Wells Gallery, Charleston, South Carolina, 1995, Gallery C, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2001, Franklin G Burroughs-Simeon B Chapin Museum, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 2002, Carolina Galleries, Charleston, South Carolina, 2003.

Membership

Member National Watercolor Society (associate), South Carolina. Watercolor Society, Tennessee Watercolor Society (life, director 1980-1989, president 1982), Georgetown Watercolor Society director since 1992, president 1994-1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: reading.

Connections

Married Richard Edmond Robinson, August 14, 1953. Children: Mark Richard, John Anderson.

father:
Roy Culvin Hefner

mother:
Leona (Lee) Hefner

spouse:
Richard Edmond Robinson

children:
Mark Richard Robinson

John Anderson Robinson