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Beth Graves Christoff, American Artist.

Background

Christoff, Beth Graves was born on January 29, 1936 in Galveston, Texas, United States. Daughter of James Warren Patterson and Wilna Margaret (Heatherly) Day.

Education

Student, University California, Tokyo, 1952-1954; student, Blair College, Colorado Springs, Colorado, l969-70; student art, Temple College, l980-84.

Career

Owner, manager, Christoff Fashion Hideaway, Belton, Texas, 1985-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Works exhibited in various exhibitions Central Texas, 1980-1998. Gallery representation The Howling Cow Gallery, Temple, Christoff Arts Studio/Gallery, Bell Fine Arts Abbey Gallery.

Politics

The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.

Views

The strong feature of Methodism is the role of local people take for the fabric of church buildings and manses and for the handling of money. They share with ordained ministers the role of setting direction for the churches in a particular area or 'circuit'.

Membership

Active Texas Orchestra Society, Temple Civic Theatre, Friends of the Museum, Bell County Local and State Medical Auxs. Member American Association of University Women, Allied Artists American (associate), Pastel Society Southwest, American Society Portrait Artists, Salado Village Artists, Bell Fine Arts, Women in the Arts, Central Texas Watercolor Society, Central Texas Pastel Society, Philanthropic and Educational Organization, Order Eastern Star, Rotary (Paul Harris fellow).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing poetry, needlepoint, reading.

Connections

Married Lawrence Daughter of Graves, Junior, June 22, l954 (divorced l975). Children: Jacqueline, Keith Alan, Stephen Lee. Married Nicholas Christoff, November 22, l980.

L stepchild, Steven Gregory.

father:
Graves Day

father:
James Warren Patterson Day

mother:
Wilna Margaret (Heatherly) Day

spouses:
Lawrence Daughter of Graves

Nicholas Christoff

children:
Keith Alan Christoff

Stephen Lee Christoff

Jacqueline Christoff