Personal papers and slide images of artwork belonging to Claudia Webb Betti.
Scope and Contents of the Materials
This collection contains correspondence and publications for some of the art exhibitions featuring Betti's work. There are also copies of her resume, exhibition information, clippings about the shows she participated in, and correspondence for the National Graduate Drawing Exhibition that Betti juried. There are documents from the Delta Phi Delta National Art Fraternity and the letters of recommendation for Betti's promotion to professor at the University of North Texas. Two boxes of slides display images of artwork in various mediums, from charcoal to oil.
Collection Historical Note
Claudia Webb Betti Benson was a Professor Emeritus of art who taught at North Texas from 1967 to 1989. She earned a graduate degree in painting and drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and won a fellowship that allowed her to travel and paint in France and Italy. At North Texas, she was coordinator of the basic drawing program, taught the graduate seminar in teaching and was known for inviting students to her home for meals and discussions. She co-wrote a nationally recognized drawing text, Drawing: A Contemporary Approach, and continued to show her paintings and drawings after retiring. Biographical information taken from The North Texan, 2009.
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