about betsy

Honorable-Mention-Betsy-Bass600x600Betsy Daves Bass

Betsy lives and works in Dallas, Texas. She is active with the Texas Sculpture Association, Dallas Visual Art Center, and the Texas Visual Arts Association.

Ms. Bass works with metals and mixed media. She has shown her work in many juried and organizational membership exhibitions. Recent Texas exhibitions include the Signature Gallery in Dallas, the Ellen Noel Art Museum in Odessa, the Water Tower Theater in Addison and the 500 X in Dallas.

Artist Biography

  • Born in San Angelo, Texas on October 22, 1954.
     
  • Parents: James Albert and Elizabeth A. Daves.
     
  • B.S. in Education from Texas Tech University in 1977.
     
  • M.S. in Human Development from University of Texas, Dallas, 1991.
     
  • 60 hours Art and Art History at Richland College and Southern Methodist University, Dallas.
     
  • Advisory board, the Board of Directors, Herrin House, 1991-2000.
     
  • Who’s Who of American Women, 1999-2000.
     
  • Listed Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, 1999-2000, 26th Edition.

 

Previous Gallery Experience

  • Haley Herman
     
  • Debris Gallery — Antiques and Art
     
  • Art is Art
     
  • Vermillion Online Gallery
     
  • Stout McCord

 

Private Collections

  • Patricia Medows
     
  • Craig Hill
     
  • Paul Minyard
     
  • Texas Sculpture Garden
     
  • Children’s Medical Center — Adolescent Wing

 

2019 Art Shows:

  • Signature Show Texas Visual Arts Association TVAA status show
  • Goodrich Galley First United Methodist Church Dallas Solo Show

2018 Art Shows:

  • Citation Show Texas Visual Arts Association Juried Show
  • Texas Visual Arts Association Membership Show
  • Bradshaw Gallery Dallas Public Library
  • Mental Health America
  • Texas Visual Arts Association Membership Show
  • Bradshaw Gallery
  • Mental Health Association

2017 Art Shows:

  • Texas Visual Arts Association Membership Show
  • Texas Sculpture Association (Rockwall)
  • Boardroom of Mental Health America-Dallas
  • Office of Dr. Michael Downing
  • Office of Dr. Joel Holiner
  • First United Methodist Church Dallas | Goodrich Gallery

2016 Art Shows:

  • Achievement through the Arts — Dr.’s Office
  • First United Methodist Church Dallas — Solo Show
  • Achievement through the Arts — Continental Lofts

2015 Art Shows:

  • Achievement through the Arts — Half Price Books Store — Dallas
  • Achievement through the Arts — Dr.’s Office
  • Small group show — Half Price Books Store Dallas
  • Ft. Worth Creative Arts Center — Texas Sculpture Association
  • Grapevine — Texas Sculpture Association
  • Texas Visual Arts Association — Honorable Mention

2014 Art Shows:

  • Luming Art
  • Achievement through the Arts — Continental Lofts
  • Achievement through the Arts — Half Price Books Store — Dallas
  • Achievement through the Arts — Dr.’s Office
  • Achievement through the Arts — Boardroom at Mental Health America
  • Salado Sculpture Garden

2013 Art Shows:

  • Achievement through the Arts — Half Price Books Store — Dallas
  • Achievement through the Arts — Boardroom at Mental Health America
  • James Surls Sculpture Garden — Malakoff, TX

2012 Art Shows:

  • Achievement through the Arts — Half Price Books Store — Dallas
  • Cohn Drenan Gallery
  • Norwood Flynn Gallery — Texas Visual Arts Association Signature Show

2011 Art Shows:

  • Achievement through the Arts — Half Price Books Store — Dallas
  • Fine Art in Dallas — Art Engagement Book
  • Haley-Henman Gallery – Three Places Show — Small Group

2010 Art Shows:

  • Texas Visual Arts Association — First Open Juried Show
  • Achievement through the Arts — Boardroom at Mental Health America
  • Grace Bible Church — Wile Stock
  • Donation Henderson Art Project — He Art Fundraiser

2009 Art Shows:

  • Texas Visual Arts Association – Signature Show
  • Haley-Henman Summer Series
  • Park Cities Presbyterian Church — Parables

2008 Art Shows:

  • Texas Visual Arts Association — Signature Show
  • Achievement through the Arts — Half Price Books Store — Dallas
  • Texas Visual Arts Association — Membership
  • Irving Arts Center — Connection Show
  • Park Cities Presbyterian Church — Beginnings

2007 Art Shows:

  • Texas Visual Arts Association — Black and White — Dallas
  • Dallas Center for Contemporary Art — 24 Hour Blast
  • Achievement through the Arts — Lillian Bradshaw Gallery Central Library
  • Texas Visual Arts Association — Works on Paper — Dallas
  • Texas Visual Arts Association — Nostalgia — Dallas
  • Achievement through the Arts — Boardroom at Mental Health America
  • McKinney Ave. Contemporary Mac Membership — Dallas

2006 Art Shows:

  • Achievement through the Arts — Half Price Books Store — Dallas
  • McKinney Ave. Contemporary War and Peace — Dallas
  • Texas Visual Arts Association — Citation —Juried Dallas
  • Achievement through the Arts — Boardroom at Mental Health America
  • Dallas City Hall Dallas
  • McKinney Avenue Contemporary Art Membership
  • Texas Visual Arts Association — Citation — Juried Dallas
  • Dallas Center for Contemporary Art Membership

2005 Art Shows:

  • Texas Sculpture Association Membership — Dallas
  • Achievement through the Arts — Boardroom at Mental Health America
  • Texas Visual Arts Association — Citation —Juried Dallas
  • City Hall Dallas — Dallas
  • Irving Art Center — Irving, Texas

2004 Art Shows:

  • The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art — Membership Show — Dallas
  • Ellen Noel Museum Metal Show — Sherry Owen Juror — Odessa, Texas
  • Irving Art Center — Connections — Membership Show — Irving, Texas — Dallas
  • Texas Visual Arts Association — Membership Show — North Park Center, Dallas
  • Texas Sculpture Association — Membership Show — North Park Center, Dallas

2003 Art Shows:

  • Artists in the Atrium World Trade Center — Dallas
  • Art Gala of Frisco — Stone Briar Country Club
  • 3rd Annual National Juried Art Exhibition Dr. Ted Pillsbury, Juror — Rockwall, Texas
  • 2003 Connections Juried Exhibition Texas Scutpture Association
  • Patricia Meadows, Juror Bath House, Dallas
  • Visual Artist Project Exhibition — City Hall of Dallas
  • Erving Art Center Third Annual Art Connection Members Exhibition
  • Plano Art Center Texas Sculpture Association
  • Dallas Center for Contemporary Art Membership & Critics Choice Show

2002 Art Shows:

  • Texas Sculpture Association Membership Show — Dallas
  • Texas Visual Arts Association Membership Show — Dallas
  • The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art Membership Show — Dallas
  • The Texas Visual Arts Association Citation Show — Dallas
  • Small Town — Big Art — Dennison, Texas
  • VSA Beyond Boundaries — Austin, Texas
  • National Juried Art Exhibition — Rockwall, Texas

2001 Art Shows:

  • Signature Gallery — North Park, Dallas
  • Dallas Visual Art Center Membership Show — Dallas
  • Texas Sculpture Park Hall Financial Office Park — Frisco, Texas
  • The Dallas Arboretum Botanical Garden Gift Shop
  • Texas Visual Arts Association Membership Show North Park, Dallas

2000 Art Shows:

  • Texas Visual Arts Association — North Park, Dallas
  • Ellen Noel Art Museum — Odessa, Texas
  • Citation Show Texas Visual Arts Association —Juried Show
  • Dallas Visual Arts Membership Show

1999 Art Shows:

  • Ellen Noel Art Museum — Odessa, Texas
  • Texas Visual Arts Association — North Park, Dallas
  • Donation of work to 500, Inc. fundraiser
  • Donation of work for Dallas Visual Art Center fundraiser

1998 Art Shows:

  • Texas Sculpture Association Show — Addison
  • Water Tower Theater
  • Group Show — 500 Exhibition
  • Artist Mentor Recognition Exhibit for Artists
  • Program — Herrin House
  • Assemblage Juried Show — Main Library Dallas
  • Texas Visual Arts Association North Park, Dallas
  • Membership Show — Dallas Visual Art Association

1997 Art Shows:

  • Dallas City Hall Rock House Gallery
  • New Jersey — Celebration of Life Show
  • Texas Sculpture Association — Trammel Crow
  • Plano Art Center — Dallas Women Caucus to the Arts
  • Membership Show — Texas Visual Arts Association
  • Dallas Visual Art Center Membership Show
  • Texas Sculpture Association State Fair of Texas
  • Bath House — Dallas — Day of the Dead

1996 Art Shows:

  • Dallas Visual Art Center
  • Recognition for Artist Program
  • Celebrating Life — Gloucester County College

1995 Art Shows:

  • Plaza of the Americas — TSA
  • Trammel Crow — TSA

1994 Art Shows:

  • Jesuit Celebration
  • Texas Sculpture Association Membership Show
  • Preston Royal Library
  • Park Forest Library

1993 Art Shows:

  • Dallas City Hall
  • Texas Sculpture Association Membership Show

1992 Art Shows:

  • Montage
  • Walnut Hill Library
  • Art Walk
  • Sculpture in the Garden — Juried Show
  • Stout McCourt — Blue Period Show
  • Stout McCourt — The Boutique

1991 Art Shows:

  • Art Fest
  • Texami
  • Dealey Recreation Center
  • Stout McCourt — The Figure

Art Shows Are Available Upon Request