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About me

Occupation artist
Location Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
Introduction I am an American artist living in Switzerland. I am married and have three children. You have reached on of my two blogs. Beth Curtin Art is dedicated to my recent work in collage and paper cutting, preceded by my two large contemporary colored pencil series. Acorn Pies is my family-oriented blog, on which I share children's art making from my after-school art program, crafts, color, toy making, and outdoor fun. Thanks for coming to visit Beth Curtin Art and Acorn Pies!
Interests My family and friends, storytelling for children, teaching crafts, portrait drawing, knitting, spinning, waldorf doll making, learning new handwork skills, interior design and color, reading, vegetable and flower gardening, baking and cooking.
Favorite Movies Good Will Hunting, Cinema Paradiso, Diva, The Secret of Roan Inish, Billy Eliot, Whale Rider
Favorite Books Steven Caney's Play Book by Steven Caney, Native Harvests by E. Barrie Kavasch, Fresh Food From Small Spaces by R.J. Ruppenthal, Feltcraft By Petra Berger, Hand Puppets by Laura Ross, Pet Bugs by Sally Kneidel, Things I Can Make by Sabine Lohf, All Year Round by Druitt, Fynes-Clinton, and Marije Rowling, Steve Caney's Kids' America by Steven Caney, Festivals Family and Food by Diana Carey and Judy Large, A Treasury of Games by Carl Withers, Great Gardens for Kids by Clare Matthews, Children's Crafts by Sunset Books, Toymaking With Children by Freya Jaffke, The Children's Year by Cooper, Fynes-Clinton, and Rowling, The American Boys Handy Book by D.C. Beard, Felt Wee Folk by Sally Mavor, Sunflower Houses by Sharon Lovejoy, The Nature Corner by Leeuwen and Moeskops, Making Dolls by Sunnhild Reinckens, Making Waldorf Dolls by Maricristin Sealey, The Children's Year by Cooper, Fynes-Clinton, and Rowling.