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Guelph, ON

"The most difficult and yet exciting aspect of my chosen metier is the virtual lack of limitation in the metals themselves as a medium of expression... The consequent decision making is part of being an artist; and a marvelous freedom."

� Born in Drummondville, Quebec

� Bachelor of Fine Art, University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas, US 1951
� Master of Fine Art, Cranbrook Academy of Fine Art, Michigan, US 1956

Selected Exhibitions:
� "Tribute Exhibition", group, featuring work by Betteridge along with seven of her students and friends, MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON and Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, NS 2000
� "Lois Etherington Betteridge", solo, Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Point Claire, PQ 1998-1999
� Solo, Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, ON 1996
� "Recent Works", solo touring exhibition in 9 major public art galleries, 1988-90
� "Reflections in Silver and Gold", solo touring exhibition in 8 Canadian cities 1981-83

Selected Awards, Honours:
� Member of the Order of Canada, 1997
� M.Joan Chalmers 15th Anniversary Award, 1991
� Recipient, 1978 Prix Saidye Bronfman Award for excellence in the fine crafts
� elected as Distinguished Member, Society of North American Goldsmiths, 1974




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