My name is Ruth Chase, I live in Northern California and was born and raised in VENICE, CA. I started out as an oil painter that has evolved into a filmmaker, creating multi-media installations that include paintings, audio, social media, slideshows, video, and social engagement. My focus is on positive social change, working with concepts that reflect the identity and the value of people.
“I was going to be raised the Venice way, the same way my uncles were raised. I looked up to them. I was Venice Trece, you know V13”
“My strength comes from remembering who I was as a little girl growing up in Venice, Ca.. Having lived a less then perfect childhood I found that my innocence made me brave and strong. She is my hero”
“Participating in BELONGING allowed me to share how I connect children with nature, land, and bring a sense of belonging to a place”