W e s t  of  L i n c o l n  Project



August 5 – September 10
Closing Reception | Sunday, September 10, 10 – 12pm
13445 Beach Ave., Venice Marina, CA
View by appointment M – F. 10 – 5P
Elysa 310.392.0846 | elysa@venicearts.org


Ruth will be talking about the West of Lincoln Project and what it’s like for me to use my art for positive social change from 10:30 – 11:00, available for question afterwards.

Paintings by Ruth Chase, biographies by Gena Lasko, featuring the life stories of Elaine Leslie, Solo Scott, Gloria Omar, Meta Zimmerman, Brad James, Fernando Manzanilla, David Fowler, Rhonda Lynn Wise, Eddie Hadvina, Leonard Duran, and Ruth Chase.


Venice Arts 13445 Beach Ave., Venice Marina, New Location


Please bring your stories and memories to the gallery to share with the public by hanging them on the Venice Tribute Wall.


About the Author Ruth Chase

Ruth Chase is primarily a project based artist whose award winning series, West of Lincoln Project, probed into the lives of individuals who grew up in Venice, CA. She is a California-based painter that uses biographical portraiture to communicate stories of compassion, and valuable insight that promotes positive social change. Her work includes the use of social media in her creative process to stimulate conversation around human value, as well as engaging the public to actively participate in the final outcome of her work.