(1908 - 2001)
Betty Dickerson was active/lived in Kansas. Betty Dickerson is known for portrait painting, teaching.
Biography Betty Dickerson
Born Feb. 11, 1908 and died Wichita, March 25, 2001, Betty Dickerson was a painter who specialized in portraits, oil, watercolors and pastels. She was also a teacher and lecturer.
Dickerson studied at the University of Kansas, Lawrence; with the Wichita Art Association; and with B. J. O. Nordfeldt.
She hosted a daily television art program, "Critical Eye", and spent two years traveling and lecturing for the National Committee for Art Appreciation.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Festival of Kansas Arts and Crafts. Catalog: Arts and Crafts of Kansas: an Exhibition held in Lawrence, Feb. 18-22, 1948 in the Community Building. Lawrence: World Co., 1948; Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Newlin, Gertrude Dix (Development of Art in Kansas. Typed Manuscript, 1951); Family Search. Version 2.5.0. Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2002. www.FamilySearch.org accessed July 14, 2006.
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.