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Mabel Claire Culpepper, American artist. Recipient First Prize Rockville Art League, 1987.


Culpepper, Mabel Claire was born on June 20, 1936 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Daughter of John Raymond and Mabel Lorene (Hardy) Bondurant.


Associate of Arts, Columbia College, Missouri, 1956. Bachelor of Science in Education, University Missouri, Columbia, 1958. Master of Education, University Missouri, Columbia, 1965.


Represented by Artel Gallery, Emmitsburg, Maryland, 1987-1988, Nob Hill Artisans, Albuquerque, 1993-1994, Amapola Gallery, Albuquerque, since 1995, Nob Hill Gallery, 2006—2008, hospitality chairman, 2007—2008. Art teacher Twinbrook Baptist Church, Rockville, Maryland, 1972-1975.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Artel Gallery, 1987, Night Life Bible Study, 2000-2010, exhibited in group shows at Rockville (Maryland) Art League, 1987, New Mexico Watercolor Society, 1989—2008, National Watercolor Society National Exhibition, Brea, California.


Host parent, officer American Field Service, Damascus, Maryland, 1978-1980. Program chairman Albuquerque Newcomers, 1989-1991. Docent Albuquerque Museum, 1990-1994.

Co-chair care committee Hope Evangelical Free Church, 2000-2005, deacon. Member Alexis de Tocqueville Society, Albuquerque, 2005^. Active United Way; volunteer worker New Mexico Autism Society.

Member of Society Layerists in Multi-Media, Frederick County Art Association (president 1988), New Mexico Watercolor Society 1992-1993, (hospital chair We. Federation Show 2002, 1st prize 1990, Best of Show 1993, 1st prize 1998, Best of Show 1999, Peter Walker award 2001, Collectors Guide award 2002, Village Framers award 2003, Connoisseur award 2004, Daniel Smith award 2005, Western Federation Show award 2006), National Watercolor Society (signature member), National League American Penwomen (president Yucca branch 1998—2000, art awards chairman 2000-2010, editor newsletter 2001, secretary 2004-2006), National Museum Women in the Arts, Mortar Board, Delta Gamma.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, singing in church choir, crafts, Bible study, traveling.


Married James William Culpepper, December 24, 1957. Children: Julie Ann, James Jeffrey, John William.

John Raymond Bondurant

Mabel Lorene (Hardy) Bondurant

James William Culpepper

Julie Ann Culpepper

James Jeffrey Culpepper

John William Culpepper