Education

2011    MFA     Photography  University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 

2004    BA       Studio Art       Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

 

Awards

2011  Third Place, Faces of Hawaii Photo Portrait Exhibition, curated by Craig F. Walker

2010   Academic Achievement Award, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

2009   Artistic Achievement in Photography Award, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

           Academic Achievement Award, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

2008   Academic Achievement Award, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

2003   Best of Show, Wheaton College Annual Juried Student Art Show, Wheaton, IL

 

Exhibitions (*denotes solo exhibition)

2011    Faces of Hawaii, Volcano Art Center, Volcano, HI, Juror: Craig F. Walker, 2010 winner of the Pulitzer          Prize for Photography

           Perpetual Reflections: Identity in Contemporary Art, Gallery of Hawaii Artists, Honolulu, HI

The Visitors,* Hawaii Pacific University Art Gallery, Kaneohe, HI 

          Artists of Hawaii, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI 

          Contemporary Photography in Hawaii 2011: The Third Annual Statewide Survey Exhibition,

          sponsored by Pacific New Media, Frame Arts Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

          The Visitors,* Commons Gallery, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

          Analog Sunshine Recorders: Slow Jams - The Pinhole Edition, ThirtyNineHotel, Honolulu, HI

2010   32nd Annual Graduate Student Exhibition, University of Hawaii at Manoa Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI

           Command-Option-Escape, The Arts at Mark's Garage, Honolulu, HI

           Body/Mind, The Y Center, Honolulu, HI

           For the Fun of It; For the Love of It, Waialua Public Library, Waialua, HI

          SELF-SEARCHING: The Art of Self-Portraiture, The Vermont Photography Workplace/Photoplace

          Gallery, Middlebury, VT 

2009 Art Upstairs: Emerging Hawaii Artists, Honolulu Academy Arts Center at Linekona, Honolulu, HI

           Scholarships and Awards Show, University of Hawaii at Manoa Commons Gallery, 

           Honolulu, HI

           31: MFA Exhibition, University of Hawaii at Monoa Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI

2004   It is for us, the living, Wheaton College Adams Hall Gallery, Wheaton, IL

2003 Something from the Summer, Wheaton College Adams Hall Gallery, Wheaton, IL

          Wheaton College Annual Juried Student Art Show, Wheaton College Adams Hall 

           Gallery, Wheaton, IL

 

Bibliography

Bristow, Jessie. "Betsy Curtis: Capturing the Moment." Ka Lamakua, 18 Feb. 2011. Web. 4 Mar. 2011        

<http://www.kalamakua.org/2011/02/betsy-curtis-capturing-moment.html>

Morse, Marcia. "Class Creations." Honolulu Weekly 27 Jan. 2010, Entertainment sec.:16. Print.

Oshiro, Joleen. "ARTafterDark Returns." Star Bulletin [Honolulu] 26 Feb. 2010, Hi Life sec.: 6-7. Print.

Padilla, Aaron. "Picture This..." AloHAA. Honolulu Academy of Arts, 22 Jan. 2010. Web. 29 Jan. 2010.

<http://blog.honoluluacademy.org/?p=1651>. 

Padilla, Aaron. "Power of the Portrait." AloHAA. Honolulu Academy of Arts, 26 Feb. 2010. Web. 

Mar. 2010. <http://blog.honoluluacademy.org/?p=1718>.

Tolentino, Blaine. “Perpetual Reflections – Gallery of Hawaii Artists Group Show.” Flux Fall 2011: 24-26. Web. Oct. 2011 

         http://fluxhawaii.com/archives/perpetual-reflections-upcoming-exhibition-at-goha/

 

Publications

2011   Laurie Thiery, Waimea Bay Beach Park, Oct. 21, 2010, Photograph, Faces of Hawaii, Volume IV (2011)

2009 The Canoe, Photograph, Paramanu Pentaquark, Issue 03 (February 2010)

2004 Cristel, Photograph, Kodon Literary Magazine (Spring 2004)

2003 Untitled, Watercolor, Arts and Activities (April 2003)

2003 Wound #2, Photograph, Kodon Literary Magazine (Fall 2003)

 

Collections

Alison & Peter Klein, Kunstwerk Gallery, Nussdorf, Germany

 

Artist in Residence

2010 Orvis Artist in Residence at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI