Born in Los Angeles, CA on Feb. 12, 1912. Curtis studied at the Chouinard Art School under Dike, Paradise, and Carter. During the 1930s and early 1940s she was active in Laguna Beach. The wife of John Manning, she died in her native city on Nov. 12, 1972. Exh: PAFA, 1938; Santa Cruz Art League, 1938; LA Co. Fair, 1938 (medal); Calif. WC Society, 1938-43; Laguna Beach AA, 1938-43; Calif. State Fair, 1939 (prize); AIC, 1939; GGIE, 1939; Oakland Art Gallery, 1939 (solo); Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1941. In: San Diego Museum.
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