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Pomona Juanita Hallenbeck, American artist. Recipient purchase award American Artist, 1975, 2nd Place award Austin Art Guild, 1999; named Best of Show, Ghost Ranch Compadre Show, 1990, ALTRUSA Fashion Show, 1990; scholar Altrusa Club, 1973; grantee Whitney Enterprises, 1990, artist-in-residence grantee Ghost Ranch, since 1992, McKee grantee, 1995-1996.


Hallenbeck, Pomona Juanita was born on November 12, 1938 in Roswell, New Mexico, United States. Daughter of Cleve and Juanita Henriette (Williams) Hallenbeck.


Associate of Arts, Eastern New Mexico University, 1965. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art Student's League, 1976. Postgraduate, Pan American Art School, 1977.


Manager Paul Anderson Photography, San Antonio, 1951-1954. Teacher Roswell (New Mexico) Indiana School District, 1960-1964. Director, instructor Sketchbox School Art, Galveston, Texas, 1965-1971.

Monitor etching class Art Student's League, New York City, 1975-1977. Director, instructor Alleyworks Atlier, Austin, Texas, 1978-1981. Director, proprietor, artist Sketchbox Studio, Roswell, 1982-1994.

Instructor Elderhostel program Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, New Mexico, 1984—2002, coordinator Calender project, since 1992. Owner, proprietor Pomona's Accent Line, Roswell, 1986-1994, consultant, 1988-1994. Artist, demonstrator Roswell (New Mexico) Museum and Art Center, 1981—1990, Roswell Indiana School, 1982—1990, Wonder of Watercolor Workshops, Austin, Texas, 1997—2001, Art After School, Bastrop, Texas, 1997—2001, Watercolor by Design University Texas, Austin, since 1999, Fielding it with Watercolor, since 2001, Watercolor for Beginners continuing education programs, Bastrop and Elgin, Texas, since 1998, Painting Inside Out at University Texas, Austin, since 2001, Watercolor - On the Holy Trail, 2004, Geology and Watercolor, 2004.

Creator Marathon Watercolor workshop Stonypoint Conference Center, New York, 2001. Creator Marathon Watercolor Weekend, Austin. Founder watercolor classes Elderhostels, Abiquiu and Santa Fe, 02.


  • Other Work

    • Illustrator: (book covers) Julian of Norwich, Nachman, Pseudo Dionysius, Classics of Western Spirituality, Naming the Powers, Unmasking the Powers, Engaging the Powers, Walter Wink, Ghost Ranch Cookbook, Savoring the Southwest Again, The Human Being: The Enigma of the Son of Man. One-woman shows Ghost Ranch Trading Post and New Arts Building, 2000-2002, Laughing at the Sun Gallery, Austin, 2001, Depot Gallery, Austin, 2001-2002, Trail of Ponies, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2001, Zandoozi Gallery, 2004. (album cover) Smiling on the Inside.

      Exhibited in Southwest Expressions Gallery, Chicago, 1990-1991, Roswell Fine Art Museum, 1994, Artisan Gallery, Austin, since 1995, Cimmaron (New Mexico) Art Gallery, 1995, Trading Post, since 2001, Bitzer & Johnson, Roswell, 1997, 2001-2002, Potter's Guild Sho, 1997, Gallery Bunkhouse, Cypress Mill, Texas, 2002, Laughing at the Sun Gallery, Austin, 1996-2003, Rose Minn Gallery, Elgin, Texas, 2001-2002, Blaire Carnehan Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, since 2001.


Member World Wildlife, 1996, Roswell Assurance Home for Children, 1990,Ghost Ranch Compadres, Santa Fe, 1990-1996, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, 1996. Arts convener silent auction, Ghost Ranch, 1995, New Art Building, 1998. Member International Platform Association, National Platform Association, Society Illustrators, Taos Fine Arts Association, New Mexico Watercolor Society, Western Colorado Watercolor Society, Supts.

Salon of Paris (Bronze medal 1988), Ghost Ranch Foundation Center, Roswell Museum and Art Center, United States Humane Society, Texas WatercolorSoc., Museum Women Artists, Washington, Knickerbocher (New York City).


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: photography.


Children: Cheryl Ellis, Cynthia Ellis-Ralph, Catherine Ellis-Timmons.

Cleve Hallenbeck

Juanita Henriette (Williams) Hallenbeck

Cheryl Ellis Hallenbeck

Cynthia Ellis-Ralph Hallenbeck

Catherine Ellis-Timmons Hallenbeck