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Artist Gail Ruth


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Artist BiographyG.A.Ruth was raised on a small farm in Simmesport, Louisiana, located along the Atchafalaya River.  Her father was a carpenter by trade, but ran the farm after work and on his days off.  Her mother worked in the field and took care of nine children.  Memories of her childhood picking cotton with her parents, shelling peas on the back porch, or just relaxing under the big live oak tree on a Sunday afternoon after church, inspires the images for some of her old country and plantation homes.  She gives alot of credit to her husband James and her children Darrel and Jimmy Ruth, in promoting her art career.Gail brings the old masters multi-layer techniques into her paintings giving them an old world appearance.  Gail studied art from many renowned artists throughout the years, attending these many workshops, and conducting research on the old master techniques of painting has taught her special techniques to develop her own painting style.  She especially enjoys oils, and is a versatile art instructor painting and teaching in any medium and technique.She resides in Central City, Louisiana where she currently teaches ongoing weekly classes, and workshops.  She also takes her talent nationwide teaching oil painting workshops throughout the United States.  She travels to various clubs, and shops conducting seminars, and demonstrations.  Gail teaches any style and subject offering the best approach to the subject and technique making it fun and easy to understand in her step by step instructional method, encouraging the beginner and enhancing the talents of the more intermediate and advanced artist, while they paint in a relaxed atmosphere.  Classes are available to all students levels. Accomplishments she has been painting as a professional artist for over 22 years and teaching since 1995 both in her home studio and throughout the Baton Rouge, La. area.  [...]

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