Artist Biography

1890 - 1950

Hoyland B. Bettinger (1890-1950) was born in Lima, New York on December 1, 1890. He was a Massachusetts artist who lived in Newton Lower Falls and Waltham and spent summers in Percé, Quebec. He was director of the Hobby School in Newton Lower Falls and of the Gaspé School in Percé. However, he also lived for long periods in California on the Monterey Peninsula. From his studio-home in Carmel came landscapes, portraits, seascapes, and depictions of local landmarks. While painting on the Carmel coast, he slipped on rocks and fell to his death on May 17, 1950. Member: Boston Art Club; Boston Society of Arts & Crafts; Northshore Art Ass'n; Rockport Art Ass'n; Boston Society of Watercolor Painters; American Watercolor Society; Carmel Art Ass'n. Exhibited: National Academy of Design; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; Carmel Art Ass'n. Works held: Yarmouth (Nova Scotia) Public Library.

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