National Parks and Western Landscape Paintings Lafayette, CO
Ruth Soller paints magical landscapes which reveal passion through brilliant hues, transform detail into symbolic motifs, and command power by dramatic contrasts. Her current series expresses awe of the beauty of nature experienced while plein air painting and hiking in our National Parks. The awe of nature has power to strengthen our health and to increase our happiness. Soller’s purpose is to share emotions and meditations which bring healing and joy to our lives.
A native of Fayetteville, Arkansas, Ruth earned degrees from the University of Arkansas and from the University of Oklahoma. She studied art in Montana, California, Alabama, and Colorado. She studied oil portraiture with Daniel E. Greene in his North Salem, New York studio. Ruth's influences include the work of John Singer Sargent, Edward Hopper, Winslow Homer, and Georgia O'Keeffe.
Soller's professional memberships include Arts Students League Denver, Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum and Louisville Art Association (LAA). Ruth has exhibited from New York City to Los Angeles and from Montana to Alabama and in Florence, Italy.