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Grace Mary Bentley-Scheck, American Artist. Chair art scholar Wickford (Rhode Island) Art Association, since 1986; graphic designer, fundraiser South County Cmty. Action, Wakefield, Rhode Island, 1996, 97, 98. Member Society American Graphic Artists (Paul Carmus award 1997), Printmakers Network Southern New England, Boston Printmakers, 19 on Paper (treasurer since 1994).

Background

Bentley-Scheck, Grace Mary was born on April 20, 1937 in Troy, New York, United States. Daughter of John Franklin and Gladys Serena Bentley-Scheck.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, State University of New York, Alfred, 1959;Master of Fine Arts, State University of New York, Alfred, 1960.

Career

Teacher art, Riverhead (New York) Junior High School, 1963-1967;teacher art, North Colonie Control Schools, Latham, New York, 1967-1972;artist, printmaker, Oswego, New York, 1972-1983;artist, printmaker, Narragansett, Rhode Island, since 1983.

Membership

Chair art scholar Wickford Art Association, Rhode Island, 1986-2006. Graphic designer, fundraiser South County Community Action, Wakefield, Rhode Island, 1996-1998, curator International Proir Gantir, 2010. Member Society of America Graphic Artists (Paul Cadmus Memorial award 1997, Robert Conover Memorial award 2002), Printmakers Network Southern New England (secretary since 2007), Boston Printmakers, Los Angeles Printmaking Society, 19 on Paper (treasurer since 1994), Art League Rhode Island, American Color Print Society (Stella Drabkin Memorial award).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cooking, literature, canoeing, walking dog.

Connections

Married George Frederick Scheck, July 22, 1967.

father:
John Franklin

mother:
Gladys Serena Bentley-Scheck

spouse:
George Frederick Scheck