I struggle with the notion of what it means to be a woman and all that entails. My current paintings and videos reevaluate the roles women have resisted and submitted — highlighting the wisdom women embody beyond limited role models.   

Exhibition – Aug. 3 – Sept. 21, 2021
The Granucci Gallery, Grass Valley, CA

West of Lincoln Project

Belonging and I AM HERe has affected me deeply in ways I didn’t expect.

Jennifer Rugge

Beautiful work Ruth! It’s so awesome that there are people like you that grew up in Venice and want to help share the history and stories of this place, Venice.

David Fowler

Thank you Ruth for the amazing experience of being part of I AM HERe. Seeing the transformation, it was such a gift to meet so many amazing women. 
 

Sherri Dauphinais 

Thank you my Venice Sister! You have a awakened a pride in me that I haven’t felt in a long time regarding our hometown of Venice.

Shannon Robinson LeFort

“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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