Betty Woodman (1930-2018) studied ceramics at the School for American Craftsmen at Alfred University in Alfred, New York, from 1948 to 1950. She has received many honours, including the Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship of the Study Center in Bellagio, Italy in 1995, in 1980 and in 1986 the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, and in 1966, the Fulbright-Hays Scholarship in Florence. She began to teach at the University of Colorado in Boulder in 1979 and became a “Professor Emeritus” in 1998. She received an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design in 2009; a Doctor of Humane Letters Honoris Causa from the University of Colorado in 2007; and a Doctor of Fine Arts Honoris Causa from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 2006. Married to George Woodman, painter and photographer of international fame, she had two children with him, Charles, a video-artist and Francesca, a photographer who died in 1981. Since 1968, her works have frequently been included in group exhibitions and are part of more than 50 public collections, including: Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Massachusetts, International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza, Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Musée des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, Museu Nacional do Azulejo in Lisbon, Museum of Modern Art in New York, National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and the World Ceramic Center in Ichon, Korea.
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Ten years of ceramic work by an important figure among post-war artists.