Ruth Chase

Exploring BELONGING and the value of people to community. Questioning everything and following my curiosity.

Ruth’s work can be seen on The Nashville Sign, located at 1616 Broadway in Nashville.

West of Lincoln Project

“You are turning being a member of our town into an art. I can’t wait to see the progress and participate in BELONGING. This is one of my favorite ways of belonging here!!

Valerie Hiestand Stuart

I relate to the wolf because of its strength, speed, and because me and my brothers were raised like a wolf pack in Dogtown. Quote from the West of Lincoln Project

Brad James

Venice, VBWL, tags from Venice, CA, California, Venice Skate Park, art for humanity, Skateboard art, artist, female artist from Venice Beach, Art about people, urban art, Venice Ca artist, Paintings, Acrylic portraiture

I had no idea that having a portrait portraying my life growing up in Venice would be such a powerful, healing and spiritual experience.

Elaine Love Leslie

The West of Lincoln painting series pays tribute to a population of people who shaped the history of an untamed community, while preserving their historic significance.

The Huffington Post

“What others often don’t understand about people who grew up in Venice during the late 70’s was that, in Venice, you had to be tough; hold your own on the street”

Meta Zimmerman

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