Betty Ann Austin


The author of Smell The Raindrops: One Young Woman's Journey through Life, Love, and Recovery. It is her Intimate Memoir about relationships and the challenges that she found in being a Southern Belle baby-boomer who was born into significant wealth. She is currently an Independent Art History Lecturer with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Bowdoin College and a Master of Arts Degree from the University of Memphis. She has also completed in-depth studies in Italy on Florentine Renaissance art. She has worked in the museum and academic fields for thirty years. She lives in Southern California near her daughter, son, and son in law.