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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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Wednesday, March 22nd

Rachel Corbett Wins $10,000 Marfield Prize

WASHINGTON, D.C., MARCH 16, 2017 — The Arts Club of Washington is pleased to announce that Rachel Corbett is the recipient of the eleventh annual Marfield Prize, the National Award for Arts Writing, for her book You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin (W. W. Norton & Company)….

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Tuesday, September 6th

Lunch at the Club Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as of Sept. 9

General Manager Yann Henrotte has announced lunch service three days a week beginning Friday, Sept. 9. Wednesday and Thursday lunches will always be at noon; Friday lunches will be at 12:30 pm on days when a noon concert is scheduled, at noon on other days. The price will continue to be $20 for a three…

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Wednesday, May 25th

Marfield Prize Award Winner Michael Reidel Visits School Without Walls

Michael Riedel visited DC’s School Without Walls High School with Marfield Administrator Sass Brown and FABUM artistic director and Arts Club Member Jameson Freeman on Friday, May 20th. During his visit Riedel and shared stories from his personal and professional journeys with a large and enthusiastic group of students. Read more here!      …

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