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Betty Warren was born in 1920 in New York City, NY. She died in Albany, NY. Betty Warren was the daughter of Jack A. Warren, western painter, illustrator and cartoonist of "Pecos Bill". She studied at The National Academy, NY, The Cape School of Art (Henry Hensche), Farnsworth School of Art, Sarasota, FL and the Reineke School, New Orleans, LA. In 1991, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY awarded her an honorary Doctorate of Fine Art. After her death in 1993, The Museums at Hartwick College founded "The Warren Gallery" for changing exhibits in the museum. A lecturer, juror and art teacher, she was on the staff off the Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY for seventeen years and the co- founder of The Palm Tree School of Art, Sarasota, FL and The Malden Bridge School of Art, Malden Bridge, NY. A portrait painter, known for her colorist paintings of peoples from Greece, to Mexico and New Mexico, she held over thirty five one person exhibits in museums and galleries. Her formal portraits hang in The University of Wisconsin, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Hall of the Governors, NY, State University of NY, General Electric, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and may other public and private collections. Her last formal Commission in 1991 was of Hugh Carey for the State of New York. Source askart.com

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