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Ms. Betty Curtiss
Creative Theater Teacher


Betty Curtiss a honored the two men and more than 60 years practicing their trade in A Salute to the Brothers Maresca in a small, temporary gallery next to the shop. (The freshly painted room doubles as a bedroom when not used as a gallery.) In the fall of 2009
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She grew up in Princeton and remembers its butcher shop, Toto's, on Witherspoon Street.
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Ms. Curtiss has been painting since the early '90s.Before that, she had a theatrical career, touring with Mae West and Burt Lahr when she was 19.She took time off to raise her three daughters, and then returned to school to earn her bachelor's degree from Douglass College in 1976, and returned to acting.In the early '80s she helped to start Curtain Calls, the Arts Council of Princeton's New Year's Eve celebration, and worked with Victoria Liberatori to start the Princeton Rep Company.While teaching creative theater at the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland in the early '90s, she took a watercolor class and has been painting ever since.When Ruth Morpeth saw her work in the Phillips' Mill Art Exhibition, she gave Ms. Curtiss a show at her Hopewell gallery.Ms. Curtiss' paintings show cans of Cento tomatoes lining the shelves at Maresca's, jars of olive oil and vinegar, and the plastic pigs on the wall of the shop.

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Ms. Curtiss has been painting since the early '90s.Before that, she had a theatrical career, touring with Mae West and Burt Lahr when she was 19.She took time off to raise her three daughters, and then returned to school to earn her bachelor's degree from Douglass College in 1976, and returned to acting.In the early '80s she helped to start Curtain Calls, the Arts Council of Princeton's New Year's Eve celebration, and worked with Victoria Liberatori to start the Princeton Rep Company.While teaching creative theater at the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland in the early '90s, she took a watercolor class and has been painting ever since.When Ruth Morpeth saw her work in the Phillips' Mill Art Exhibition, she gave Ms. Curtiss a show at her Hopewell gallery.Ms. Curtiss' paintings show cans of Cento tomatoes lining the shelves at Maresca's, jars of olive oil and vinegar, and the plastic pigs on the wall of the shop.
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Check out:.Betty Curtiss on the Web: www.bettycurtiss.com


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PROFILE
2015