"Necessary Current" ©Ruth Armitage 2015

“Necessary Current” Oil and Wax on panel ©Ruth Armitage 2015

Here are links to Google Maps for directions to my studio from the North or East, or from the South.

You’ll notice that I’ve been hard at work creating new artwork to share, spiffing up the studio and getting organized.  My wonderful neighbor, Carrie Moore, will also be participating. Click this link to view all of the other participants in Portland Open Studios on their website, or visit any New Seasons Market to pick up the printed guide.

Gateway Studios will also have extra copies of the Tour Guide. If you have a smartphone, you can download the app for previews, links and an interactive map. Additionally, any high school or college students can to to Gateway Studios to pick up a Tour Guide for FREE.

Please visit me this weekend or next between 10 & 5!

In other exciting News….

Last month I shipped my painting “Hot Wind” to the National Watercolor Society’s Annual International Exhibition. This month I learned that it has been chosen by juror Peter Frank for the Loa Ruth Sprung Award (with $2000) for non-objective painting.

"Hot Wind" ©Ruth Armitage, Watercolor on paper, 30"x22" February, 2014

“Hot Wind” ©Ruth Armitage, Watercolor on paper, 30″x22″ February, 2014

It is a huge honor to be included in the show, but earning one of the top awards is the icing on the cake! I can’t wait till October 24th and the artists’ reception. I’ll be traveling to San Pedro to attend the awards ceremony and to view this amazing display.

 Watercolor Society of Oregon’s Fall Show

I was also honored to receive an Award of Distinction at this beautiful exhibit of Watercolors from across the state. It was a treat to meet our esteemed juror, Ratindra Das. I hope our paths cross again!

"Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow" ©Ruth Armitage, Watercolor on Paper 30"x22"

“Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow” ©Ruth Armitage, Watercolor on Paper 30″x22″ SOLD


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