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Edward Betts

 (1920 - 2008)
Edward Howard Betts was active/lived in Illinois, Maine.  Edward Betts is known for seascape, landscape, abstraction.

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Edward Betts


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A seascape and landscape painter, Edward Betts studied at the Art Students League and Yale University.  He acquired an M.F.A. at the University of Illinois, Champaign, where he also taught from 1949 to the 1970s.  He began painting in the late 1940s on Monhegan Island, Maine.

His work was exhibited in five Corcoran Biennials, and he is the author of books on painting landscapes and seascapes in watercolor and acrylic.

Professor Betts passed away on May 17, 2008 and was buried in Kennebunk, Maine.

Sources include
:
Peter Hastings Falk, editor, Who Was Who in American Art
death notice courtesy of his former student at U.of  I., Carol Zack



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About  Edward Betts

Born:  1920 - Yonkers, New York
Died:   2008
Known for:  seascape, landscape, abstraction