You are invited to view Ruth’s work at her home studio 30 min outside of Nashville, Tennessee. Ruth moved to Tennessee in February of this year and is excited to introduce her work to the community. The event will be casual with many of Ruth’s past works on display.
Sunday, July 24, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
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About The Artist
Ruth Chase is a multimedia artist working with themes of belonging, visibility, and what it means to be a human. Ruth is a graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute whose artistic practice is inquiry-based and engages community bridge-building. She was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from the City of Los Angeles for Art in Action and a grant to an individual artist from the Carl Jacobs Foundation. She was granted a residency at the Millay Colony for the Arts in NY, published in Professional Artist Magazine, Catapult Art Magazine, and Huffington Post, and has taught at the Crocker Art Museum. Ruth was a featured artist on the Dead Files TV program and was awarded an Artist in Residence at Nevada County Arts for Artist Activating Communities through a grant from the California Arts Council for three consecutive years. Her film BELONGING screened at the 18th Annual Nevada City Film Festival and Wild & Scenic Film Festival. Ruth received the Legendary Female Artist of Venice, exhibited in The Crocker Kingsley, the Museum of Northern California Art, and the Diego Rivera Gallery at the San Francisco Art Institute.
Ruth paints in acrylic on canvas, blurring the lines with drips and intersecting patterns, shapes and edges. The paintings are created by layering several thin washes of color to impart a sense of history, experience, and emotional complexity. Her art film is a collage of moments that allow the viewer to connect with unlikely perspectives, finding a sense of belonging with someone they may see as “other.”