T U C S O N, A R I Z O N A
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Canada paints ”Birds with an Attitude”. The interpretive paintings
give birds human-like behaviors in her signature palette
of vibrant colors.
Art has always been Ruth Canada's passion. Her closeness and sensitivity
to nature is the result of growing up in rural Illinois. She studied
fine art at Northern Illinois University and commercial art at
the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts The fascinating scenery and intriguing
wildlife of the desert southwest influenced her decision to move
to Tucson, Arizona in 1998.
of Ruth's paintings depict visual stories inspired from the birds
viewed from her foothills studio. She is a perfectionist with an
abundance of patience which is reflected in her contemporary art
Ruth Canada is a signature member of several art organizations,
published in numerous national art books and magazines. Her interpretive
paintings have been exhibited in museums, national juried exhibitions
and acquired by private collectors.
"Berry Bandit" (detail)
Acrylic on Handmade Paper / Canvas
Acrylic on canvas
Acrylic on canvas
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