Bettie J Fahs
Accomplished watercolorist Bettie J Fahs taught watercolor in Philadelphia for many years. She was also a longtime member of the Greater Norristown Art League. According to members, winter scenes were “ among her many fortes”. She encouraged her students to show their work and many times brought them to enter the annual juried shows at the GNL . There is now an annual memorial award given in her name . Her own watercolors were exhibited widely along the east coast in the 1990’s . Among other locales she exhibited and won awards in Wildwood and Cape May. Her paintings of areas in Pennsylvania and Mass. show a realistic yet painterly style.
Sources: Personal Correspondence GNL , The Press of Atlantic City Sept. 1991, July,Aug. 1992, Aug. 1993