Between pet sit appointments, I paint. A lifelong student of art and religion, my work is playful and contemplative. Birds in their habitat inspire imaginative semi-abstract paintings.
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After college Ruth was a paste-up artist in Chapel Hill, then a print production manager for advertising agencies in New York City. She now owns a pet care business called Camp Ruthie and her creative YouTube video about it won first prize. In art school she studied drawing, printmaking, stained glass, as well as oil painting and currently works with textured acrylics. Ruth’s double BA from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville is in Studio Art, and in History, with a minor in Religion.
Ruth lives in Chapel Hill and is a member by jury of the Orange County Artists Guild. She announces current events on her Bird Nest Studio FaceBook Page. See her website for her newest work!