Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Artist, Ruth Morrow, Theme Division Artist

Ironstone welcomes back Artist Ruth Morrow again this year.  Ruth will be present at the Opening Weekend of the Spring Obsession Event on March 2 & 3. Do stop by to see her "Art in Action".

Now, in Ruth's own words... at bit about the artist,
T-025  Classy Dills by Ruth Morrow  watercolor  20x26  $500


Ruth Morrow has spent the past 26 years painting and photographing the beauties of the Mother Lode.  Ruth's loose and fanciful painting style is visible in her watercolor, acrylic, oil and mixed media pieces.

2011 - 12 have been busy and gratifying years in her artistic endeavors. At Sacramento Fine Arts Gallery Ruth was presented with an award for excellence for her watercolor "A Close-knit Village" and the Olive Schmid Memorial Award for her piece "Spring at the Old Homestead".  She received multiple first awards at the 2012 Frog Jump Professional Art Show.  "Spring at the Old Homestead" also received a second place at the October Mother Lode Art Show.  In March she received a bronze plaque from the Windsor-Newton Company in New York for her excellence in watercolor.

Ruth was the first artist to win the Ironstone Obsession Theme Division poster contest twice with "A Romp in the Dills" and "Truckin Dills", both of which have sold out.

This year will be Ruth's 10th year of acceptance into the KVIE Art Auction.

For the past 4 years the artist has been a member of Loft Gallery Co-op in Sonora.  She also belongs to Calaveras County Arts Council, the Gallery Group, The Golden Palette and Arts of Bear Valley.  In Sacramento she is affiliated with Sacramento Fine Arts Gallery, Watercolor Artists of Sacramento Horizons and Northern California Artists.  Her work may be viewed at Aloft Gallery in Sonora, Calaveras Arts Council in San Andreas, Gallerie Copper in Copperopolis, Murphys Grille, the Window Gallery in Arnold, Art on Main Gallery in Murphys and her studio in Arnold.

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