Meet Beth Curtin

[ 0 ] October 26, 2010 |

Today meet Beth Curtin, artist, local mom, and panelist for the upcoming Kidoinfo Conversation, Family Traditions. Please join us on November 16 at Craftland in downtown Providence. Click here for details.

Kidoinfo: What neighborhood do you live in?
Beth Curtin (BC):
Fox Point.

Beth-MAP-webKidoinfo: Where were you born?
BC: Virginia.

Kidoinfo: How long have you been in Rhode Island?
BC: Elevenyears.

Kidoinfo: What is your current state of mind?
BC: Excitement…my older children are coming home for the weekend!

Kidoinfo: Who’s in your family?
BC: My husband, Bill, my son Nicholas, age 23, my daughter Cammie, age 20, and my son Peter, age 8.

Kidoinfo: What trait do you most admire about your family?
BC: Creativity.

Kidoinfo: What is your favorite thing to do?
BC: Make things, especially with children or with my friends.

Kidoinfo: Where is your favorite place to hang out?
BC: The Wheeler School playground after school.

Kidoinfo: Where would you most like to live?
BC: Right here in Providence, Rhode Island.

Kidoinfo: What do you like to do when you are not with your kid(s)?
BC: I like to make art in my studio in Pawtucket.

Kidoinfo: What is the most overrated thing about parenthood?
BC: I get so much joy from my children that I honestly can’t think of anything that’s overrated.  I hope that doesn’t sound sickening.

Kidoinfo: What is your most treasured possession?
BC: My family photographs.

Kidoinfo: What superpower would you most like to have?
BC: Flying.

Kidoinfo: Who is your favorite fictional mother or father?
BC: Venetia from “Hens Dancing” and “Summertime” by Raffaela Barker.  She makes me laugh.

Kidoinfo: What are you going to do now that you have answered these questions?
BC: Go to the studio and make some lino prints.

The Kidoinfo Conversation about Family Traditions is made possible with support from our sponsors. Thank you to our lead sponsor, the Gordon School, and our supporting sponsors: Craftland, Snow Beverages, WholeFoods, Leslie Kellogg (Residential Properties), Hannah’s Harvest, Cutler & Company, and Soul at Work.

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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