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Ruth Bird

Bird, Ruth, Flight, oil on canvas, 50" x 28"

Bird, Ruth, Formal Dedication, acrylic on canvas, 30" x 50"

I paint my environment – the sounds of the city, the cadence of the traffic, the structure of the architecture and the jumble of my studio. Sometimes I suggest familiar shapes, while at other times the images are distilled to become pure abstraction.

Color dynamics and gestural lines express the energy of urban life. Painting in acrylics and drawing in colored pencil, I invite the viewer on a journey of visual discovery.

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Friday, September 1st

Out and About: Boissegur Retrospective

If you find yourself in Paris this October take some time to visit club member Béatrice Boissegur’s retrospective exhibition. This show has been organized by the Mairie of Paris, with the famous historical French Académie (Académie des Beaux-Arts), and the Bridgeman images company.  

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Friday, August 4th

Call for Entries Deadline Extended!

Deadline Extended: September 1, 2017 The Arts Club of Washington continues its support for the visual arts with the Call for Entries for the 2018–2019 gallery season. Exhibitions are scheduled monthly from September 2018 through May 2019. These exhibitions provide opportunities for artists to display their works and allow the Arts Club to present a…

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Wednesday, August 2nd

Outside Artist Opportunities: Poe & Puck

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