I invite you to visit my studio anytime. No worries, you don’t have to be an art collector to have a reason to visit. I’m located in Nevada City, CA.
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The Center For The Arts Presents
Open Studios 2020 Nevada County West
- 2020 Tour: October 10 – 11 & 17 – 18 | 10AM – 5PM
- Opening Reception: October 8 | 5PM – 7PM
- FREE, self-guided art tour of Nevada County’s western region. 75+ Artists | 15 Galleries & Group Studios
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- PHOTO: From Art and Cake : Pandemic Art Studio Photo Essays for Art and Cake by Kristine Schomaker
What was once an inadequate space to work has become a dream come true studio-ette. With the need to work from home now, and a gratitude shift, I had to abandon a big sexy studio and turn our one-car garage into my workspace. Ruth Chase
“Women: Independence, Interdependence”
by Ruth Chase
acrylic, thread, cotton yarn on cardboard with video
24 x 48″
I am exploring independence and interdependence of women. Through the use of cardboard, acrylic paint, thread, and cotton yarn, this piece is a meditation on how pain is stored in the female body. With phrases like I am afraid to be vulnerable, I am not lovable, and childhood fear taught me not to trust, were written on each disc, and used to create the breast element in the work. Within the work, there are references to gender dysphoria, menses as independence and interdependence, and the female body as being in service.
THE ART OF COLLABORATION – RUTH CHASE AND CHANTELLE GOLDTHWAITE
The theme in this series is about the relationship women have with independence and interdependence. Through a series of unscripted discussions with Chantelle Goldthwaite, the work has unfolded.