biography of ECKE Betty (1925-2017)

Birth place: Peking, China

Addresses: Honolulu, HI

Profession: Painter, art historian

Studied: Fu-jen Univ, Peking, BA, 1942; Univ Hawaii, MA, 1966; Inst Fine Arts, New York Univ, PhD, 1972.

Exhibited: AFA & Smithsonian traveling exh., 1952-1954; SFMA, 1957, 1963; Stanford Univ., 1958; Contemporary American Painting & Sculpture, Univ. Illinois, 1958, 1961, 1963, 1965; Honolulu Acad. A., 1959, 1962; Downtown Gal., N.Y., 1960, 1962; Walker Art Ctr, 1960; Carnegie Inst., 1961, 1964-65; Nat. Mus. Mod. A., Stockholm, 1963; IBM Gal., N.Y., 1965; Pacific Heritage", Los Angeles, San Francisco, Santa Barbara and San Diego; CGA, 1965; "50 Artists of the 50 States of America," Burpee A. Gal., Rockford, Ill., 1965; also in Peking; Shanghai; London; Zurich; Paris; Rome; Hong Kong; Kunstverein, Munich & Frankfurt, Germany. Awards: Rockefeller Scholarship, 1953; Watamull Fnd. purchase award, 1957; prize, Stanford Univ., 1958; Am Artists of the Western States, Stanford Art Gallery; New York Univ Founders Day Award for outstanding scholarship, 1972. "

Member: Honolulu Acad Art; Am Col Art Asn; Asian Soc; Asian & Pacific Art Asn Hawaii (organizer, 1972); Honolulu P. & S.

Work: Honolulu Acad Arts, Hawaii; Walker Art Ctr, Minneapolis, Minn; Nat Mus. Mod. Art, Stockholm, Sweden; Mus Cernuschi, Paris, France; Stanford Art Gallery, Calif.; AIC; Inst. Oriental Studies, Rome. Commissions: Mural, St Katherine's Church, Kaui, Hawaii, 1957; mural, Manoa Chinese Pavilion, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1958; mural, Golden West Savings & Loan, San Francisco, Calif, 1964; wall painting, Castle & Cook Co, Ltd, Honolulu, 1968; wall painting, Honolulu Int Airport, 1972; cemetery, Manoa, Honolulu; stage des., Juilliard Sch. Music, N.Y.; St. John's Col., Annapolis, Md.

Comments: (She also appears with last name as Tseng Yu-Ho). Preferred Media: Watercolors, Collage, Plexiglass. Teaching: Instr studio art, Honolulu Acad Art, 1950-1963; consultant Chinese art, 1953-, Honolulu Acad. A.; assoc prof Chinese art hist, Univ Hawaii, 1963-; Fulbright visitor Chinese art hist, Acad Bildenden K√ľnste & Univ, 1966-1967. Publications: Contribr, four articles, Studies of 16th Century Chinese Artists," 1954-1963; contribr, Encyclopedia of World Art, Rome, 1964; auth, Some Contemporary Elements on Chinese Classic Pictorial Art, 1965 & 1971; illusr, The Analects of Confucious, 1970; auth, Chinese Calligraphy.

Sources: WW73; WW66. "

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