Bettie J. Sarantos
Artist's Resumé
Director - Roger King Fine Art Gallery, Newport, RI, USA


Teacher of Chinese Brush Painting
Chinese Painting - Mixed Media - Oils - Printmaking - Watercolor

Studied with

Madame Fan Tchun-pi (Fang Junbi) - Boston, MA USA

Dong Kingman
1983 six week workshop throughout China & Hong Kong
1989 San Francisco, CA, USA
1990 San Antonio, TX, USA

Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts - Hangzhou, China
attended a 6 week program in 1988

Sun Li Rong - painted with him during a 6 week tour of China & Thailand in 1987
Professor I-Hsiung Ju
Wong Dong Ling - China & CT, USA
Barbara Necchis
Betty Lou Schlem - Rockport, MA, USA 1996, 1997
Phyllis Case Bennett - Irving, TX, USA 1995, 1996, 1997
Connecticut Graphics Art Center - Norwalk, CT, USA
Nathan Kanofsky - CT & RI, USA 1997, 1999
Heather Arak-Kanofsky - CT & RI, USA 1997, 1999
James Reed - Norwalk, CT, USA 1997, 1999
Nathan Goldstein
Charles Movalli
Frank Webb

Gerald Brommer - Bermuda
Charles Reid
Helen Wilson Sherman - Nantucket, MA, USA
Nancy Rupp - Oklahoma City, OK & Irving, TX, USA 1998, 1999
Edwin Connelly - Newport, RI, USA
Margo Rubin - Newport, RI, USA

Lectures and Demonstrations

American Institute of Textile Arts - Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
East Greenwich Rhode Island Art Club - East Greenwich, RI, USA
Fall River Art Association - Fall River, MA, USA
Fall River Womens Club - Fall River, MA, USA
Newport Art Museum - Newport, RI, USA
Newport Artists Guild - Newport, RI, USA
Newport Public Library - Newport, RI, USA
Rhode Island Watercolor Society - Providence, RI, USA
Sailor's Valentine Gallery - Nantucket, MA, USA

Professional memberships

American Artists of Chinese Brush Painting 1983 - present
Art League of RI
The Association of Oriental Art - Dallas, TX, USA 1996 - present
Copley Society of Boston - Boston, MA, USA 1991 - present
National Museum of Woman in the Arts - Washington, DC, USA charter member 1986
Newport Artists Guild - Newport, RI, USA Founding Member
Providence Art Club - Providence, RI, USA 1981 - 1995
SUMI-E Society of America, Inc. - McLean, VA, USA 1989 - present

Awards received

Channel 36 PBS Art & Antiques - 1st Prize 1984
Providence Art Club - Numerous
The Florence Brevoort Kane Award - Providence Art Club 1998
Spring Bull Gallery - Numerous
United States Naval War College Museum - Newport, RI - Numerous
Wickford Art Association 1998

Permanent Collections

Arts & Crafts Institute - Weifang, People's Republic of China
National Croquet Gallery and Hall of Fame - Newport, RI, USA
Newport Hospital Corporate Collection - Newport, RI, USA
Newport Police Department Headquarters - Newport, RI, USA
Newport Public Library - Newport, RI, USA
PEAT Warwick Main & Co. - Providence, RI, USA
Rhode Island Hospital Corporate Collection - Providence, RI, USA
Shimoda, Japan (in 1996 two paintings were presented by the Mayor
of Newport to the Mayor of it's sister city in Shimoda, Japan)
Smithsonian Institution - Washington, DC, USA (White House Easter Egg Collection)
WANG Corporation - Boston, MA, USA

Publications

Antique Monthly - Sept. 1991
Barron's Who's Who in Interior Design
Newport Daily News - Feature Article 1984
Newport This Week - Feature Articles 1991, 1989
The Inquirer and Mirror - Nantucket, MA, USA
United States Croquet Annual - 1992
United States Croquet Bulletin - Artist's Profile
Victorian Homes - Summer 1995
Who's Who in American Art

Electronic Media

bbsnet WORLDWIDE - Rhode Island's first online magazine
Feature Article by Spencer Berger, 1996

Channel 36 PBS - Presented an interview & demonstration of art work by the Artist
and jewelry design by her daughter Susan Sarantos

COX Cable TV - Featured an interview and tour of the Artist's studio

Gallery Affiliations

Roger King Fine Art Gallery - Newport, RI USA
Jessica Hagen Fine Arts & Design - Newport RI USA
Premier Étage - Newport, RI USA

Exhibitions

Arnold Art Gallery - Newport, RI USA
DeBlois Gallery - Newport, RI USA
Gallery Lacruz - Newport, RI USA
Hydrangea House - Newport, RI USA
Jessica Hagen Fine Arts & Design - Newport RI USA
Laramie Art Guild - Laramie, WY USA
Montana Miniature Art Society - Billings MT USA
National Croquet Gallery and Hall of Fame - Newport, RI USA
Newport Art Museum - Newport, RI USA
Providence Art Club - Providence, RI USA
Roger King Fine Art Gallery - Newport, RI USA
Sailor's Valentine Gallery - Nantucket, MA USA
South County Art Association - South County, RI USA
Spring Bull Gallery - Newport, RI USA
Taiwan Invitational - People's Republic of China
"The Art of Croquet"- Newport Casino - Newport, RI USA
The Eyes of Bristol Invitational 1993 - Bristol, RI USA
University of Storrs - Storrs, CT USA
United States Naval War College Museum - Newport, RI USA
"Women Then-Women Now" Invitational - Roger King Fine Art Gallery - Newport, RI USA
Zheijiang Acadamy of Fine Arts - Hangzhou - People's Republic of China



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