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Bio – Bets

Bets Holland Lundeen – Biography

Bets Holland Lundeen is a native of Norman, OK. Her first experiences in art were early childhood drawings, but her skill in capturing emotions in her art was born from her extensive experiences as an actress, choreographer and dance teacher.

Bets finds that there is a similarity in the process of tapping creative emotion, whether it be designing patterns and dance steps as a choreographer, creating a character for a dramatic performance, manipulating the clay when developing a sculpture, or observing the character of the subject for an oil portrait. She feels that there is a constant thread which connects the various arts. Her goal as an artist is to weave this thread through the soul of the observer.

Since her days as a young woman traveling throughout Europe and studying with different teachers, Bets has become proficient in her various techniques and has gained national attention through exhibitions from Beverly Hills to New York City. Having been a professional sculptor for over 30 years, she has recently been concentrating her career focus on oil portraits and paintings.

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ART EDUCATION

Hastings College, Hastings, NE – Memorial Award for Sculpture
Sculpture Lucchesi, Buswell, Jennings, Coulter
Painting  Schmid, Guzik, McGraw, Vito, Vlanderran

SHOWS AND EXHIBITIONS

Hastings College Solo Exhibition, Hastings, NE
The Crucible Gallery Solo Exhibition, Norman, OK
Chamber of Commerce Solo Exhibition, Loveland, CO
Museum of Nebraska Art Solo Exhibition, Kearney, NE
Sun City West Art Museum, Sun City West, AZ
Performing Arts Studio, Norman, OK
National Sculpture Society Exhibition, New York, NY
Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Allied Artists of America Exhibition, New York, NY
Affaire in the Gardens, Beverly Hills, CA
Cottonwood Prairie Festival, Hastings, NE
Art in the Park, Kearney, NE
Mayfair Art Festival, Norman,OK
Colorado Opera Art Exhibition, Denver, CO
University of Connecticut Invitational, Hartford, CT
Spirit of the Great Plains Exhibition, Kearney, NE
Danada Sculpture Show, Chicago, IL
Governor’s Invitational Exhibition, Loveland, CO
Pen & Brush Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
Sculpture in the Park, Loveland, CO
Loveland Sculpture Invitational, Loveland, CO
Classic American Western Art Show, Beverly Hills, CA
Richard Schmid Fine Art Auction, Ft. Collins, CO
Juror – Western Spirit Art Show, Cheyenne, WY
Judge – Hudson Gardens Sculpture Show, Denver, CO
Teaching Workshop, KCHS, Kearney, NE

PUBLICATIONS

Sculptors of the Rockies
Southwest Art
The Artist’s Sketchbook
AARP
Rocky Mountain Spirit
Norman Living

SOCIETY AFFILIATIONS

Portrait Society of America
Northern Colorado Artists Association

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It was great to watch the Lundeens sculpt and I also saw the castings. Loveland has a fantastic sculpture park. We always had the art in the park the same time they had the sculpture shows.

Amsazing !!

Amazing

Wonderful

So much talent!!!

Wow, I didn’t realize you had sculpted all of these🇺🇸👍

Love all of these! One of my favorites has always been the little boy holding the flag in front of the Holdrege courthouse.

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Very cool!!

You’re not allowed to climb on that statue like that now! Happy 4th from DC!

Kinda looks like your Dad

Just saw one like that in Denver Airport terminal B. A couple weeks ago.

Just WOW !

Wow, George Lundeen, you clean up good! I am constantly amazed with your sculptures. Enjoy the 4th.

I recognize the guy on the right as my partner in league play at Marianna Butte, where we lapped the field on Wednesday nights. The guy on the left use to do Chevy truck adds.

That is so awesome! Where is it?

This piece is amazing. It's in the Capitol, isn't it?

Amazing!

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I will be there in August!!!!

Nice looking photographer 😉

It was fun to see the Lundeens and other sculptors at work. Their work is at the sculpture park in Loveland.

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Lundeen Sculpture

338 East 4th Street
Loveland, CO 80537

Phone: (970) 669-7176
Fax: (970) 669-9493

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