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Ruth Armitage

Ruth Armitage

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Ruth Armitage Studios

Oregon City, Oregon, USA

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Upcoming Workshops

 

  • October 23 – 26, Abstracting from Nature at Menucha Retreat Center, Corbett, Oregon. Click here to register.

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Owning Contemporary Fine Art – Cool and Sophisticated

In my fantasy world owning contemporary fine art would be commonplace. The public would obsess about artists the way they follow the careers of musicians, movie stars and athletes. The press would report on local artists, young and old, celebrating milestones like...

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Breath of Spring: New Work and a Drawing Exercise

My new painting, Breath of Spring, began as an experiment with line in my workshop at Sitka Center for Art and Ecology. One can't help being influenced by the landscape there. However, in keeping with my series, this work was inspired by memories of the landscape on...

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Art Isn’t Paint; It’s Love

Teaching students what art IS often involves me teaching them what Art Isn't. One of the reasons I share my process through demonstrations is to make it clear that my decision making process is driven by the ideas behind the art. Students start to see that I'm not...

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