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Ruth Canada        

Ruth 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.

The content 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 style.­­­

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)
20” by 24”
Acrylic on Handmade Paper / Canvas

Acrylic on canvas

Acrylic on canvas

"Pond LIfe"
Acrylic on canvas

Acrylic on board


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