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Ruth Carroll

Ruth has a B.F.A. from C.C.A.C. in Oakland Ca. in drawing.

Her studies included life drawing and portraiture, watercolor and bronze sculpture. She spent ten years doing commercial art for the amusement park industry, carving and sculpting full size carolsel figures as well as painting scenic panels, etc. Her work is all over the world.

For the past seven years Ruth has been focusing on painting with oils on canvas and encaustic on panels. She is committed to paint what inspires her. Her favorite subjects include landscape, still life and figurative work. She enjoy's getting outdoors to paint in plein air and also working in her studio.

Ruth's studio is at the 17th Ave. Studios in Santa Cruz, Ca. She has participated in the Open Studios Art Tour in Santa Cruz for six years.

Ruth's art work can be seen:

At her studio: 980 17th Ave, Bldg., #3, studio 42.

Venture Gallery: 260 Alvarado Mall in the Portola Plaza Hotel & Spa in Monterey, CA.

Art of Santa Cruz: Capitola Mall in Capitola, Ca.

Wild Rose Art Supply: Watsonville, Ca.