1924 - 2015
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MOFFITT, ELIZABETH “BETH” Elizabath Moffitt, “Beth”, 90, Kehei, HI, born May 6, 1924 in Alabama, a longtime resident of New Haven, died peacefully March 10,2015. Professor Moffitt headed the Art Department at the University of New Haven where she taught painting from 1961 until 1994. Studying with Joseph Albers at Yale she earned her BFA in 1962 and a MA in painting from Hunter College in 1970. Her color field paintings were exhibited in many galleries in Connecticut and New York. Her works are included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum of Art , Cornell University and the University of New Haven. Beloved mother and grandmother she is survived by her daughters and son in law Vicki Mofitt and Fred Musch, Kathy Moffitt and Ceci Moffitt and her grandchildren, Celia Stein, Ben and Megan Goetsch.

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Published in The New Haven Register from Mar. 14 to Mar. 15, 2015.
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March 16, 2015
Wonderful lady and a terrific artist. Enjoyed her friendship and wit at UNH where we were faculty colleagues for many years. Thanks for knowing you.
Hank Voegeli (aka "Charlie")
March 16, 2015
So sorry for your loss. She was my professor at New Haven College from 1966- 67. She was a lovely lady and a fine artist. May she rest in peace.
Lorraine Maru
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