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  RUTH WETZEL  

 

EDUCATION:

Master of Fine Art , 1991  
  Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Bachelor of Science, Design
, 1987,  
  Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY
Additional Study:
*Studio Art Center International, Florence. Italy, 1985-86
*Bard College, Annandale, NY 1995-99, 2001-2002
 Figure Drawing, Figure Sculpture, Instructor, Cheryl Wheat
*New York Academy of Art, Human Anatomy: Ecorche, Instructor, David Klauss, 2000
*Woodstock School of Art, Figure Drawing Intensive Workshop, Deane Keller, 2000
Portrait Workshop, Louise Wooley 2002, Figure Intensive, Jon Demartin
*Women's Studio Workshop, Silkscreen Monoprint, 2007
*SUNY New Paltz, Monotype, Carol Wax, 2004
*Lower East Side Printshop, Solaretching, Jason Watson, 2006

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Natural Elements, 2013
  New York, New York
International Arts and Artists, Lo Studio dei Nipoti, 2012
  Washington DC
OPositive Festival, Outdoor Paste Up Art, 2011, 2012
  Kingston, NY
Hudson River Contemporary: Works on Paper, 2011
  Boscobel House and Gardens, Garrison, NY
Soot, Invitational Group Show, 2011
 Oo Gallery, Kingston, NY
Artistic Woman Past & Present: Looking Forward from the Hudson River School, 2010
 Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery, Hunter, NY
Marks that Matter, curated by Gillian Jagger
  Ulster Community College, Muoff Kotler Visual Arts Gallery, 2010
Platte Clove Residents Exhibition, Erph Gallery,
  Catskill Conservation Center, Arkville, NY 2009
AromaThyme Bistro, Ellenville, NY, 2008
  Solo Show, Water: Moving-Stilled-Frozen, Benefit for SAVE THE LAKES
The Lodge at Woodloch, Hawley, PA, 2008
  Two Person Show
Transform Fitness, NY, NY,  2008
  Solo Show, Water Transformations
Aurora Gallery, Block Island, NY, 2007
  Summer Group Show
Nan Mulford Gallery, Rockland, ME, 2007
 Summer Group Show
Ashawagh Hall, Springs, NY,  2007
 Solo Exhibition
Arlington Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY , 2006-07
  Landscape Show
BE Gallery, High Falls, NY, 2006, 2007
  Group Shows
The Alice Curtis Desmond and Hamilton Fish Library, Garrison, NY, 2006
  Hudson River Art: 200 Years of Inspriration
Orange Community College, Middletown, NY, 2006
  Art of the Landscape
Sara Nightingale, Watermill, NY, 2006
  Fall Group Show
Kingston Museum of Contemporary Art, Kingston, NY, , 2006
   Instance, Beth Dary and Ruth Wetzel
The Pearl Gallery, Stone Ridge, NY , 2005
   Lyrical Coils and Ethereal Webs, Deborah Muhl & Ruth Wetzel
Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport, MA , 2005
    Land over Sea, Solo Exhibition
Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY, 2005
   Two Person Exhibition
Columbia Greene Community College, Hudson, NY, 2004
   Land and Sea, Solo Exhibition
The Coffey Gallery, Kingston, NY, 2004
   Presence: Paintings and Prints, Solo Show
Adjustments at Clinton Chiropractic, NY, NY
   Abstracts with Trees, Solo Exhibition, 2003
Fletcher Gallery, Woodstock, NY
   Summer Group Show, 2002, January Group Show, 2003
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY College at New Paltz, New Paltz,
  Faculty Art, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2003
Galapagos Art Space, Brookyn, NY, 2001
   21st Suffragettes, Art and Performance by Women
Spencertown Academy, Spencertown, NY, 2001
   Landscape Paintings: Ruth Wetzel and Karin Reichert
Albany Center Galleries, Albany, NY , 1999
   Contemporary Drawing Exhibition, Juried Exhibition
The Rosendale Cafe, Rosendale, NY 1999, 2005, 2009
 Solo Exhibitions
The Gallery at Rivendell, New Paltz, NY, 1997
   Deep in the Woods, Solo Exhibition
The Museum of Art, SUNY College at Albany, Albany, NY , 1997
   The Regional, Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region, Juried Exhibition
Park West Medical Center Gallery, Kingston NY , 1994
   New Art from Kingston, Group Show Curated by Tram Combs
Loyola College Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD, 1993
   Emerging Artists, Hartle, Martin and Wetzel

RESIDENCIES:
Platte Clove Artist-in-Residence, 2008, 2009
Virginia Center for Creative Arts, 2008
Women's Studio Workshop, 2007
Vermont Studio Center, 2007

GRANTS:
*SOS,NYFA,Project Grants, 2004, 2005
*Baltimore City, Baltimore, MD, 1993 Citiarts Grant: Mural Project with Developmentally Disabled Adolescents
*E.D. Foundation, Ridgefield, NJ, 1993 Studio Space and Supply Funding
*SUNY College at Buffalo, 1985 Arts and Humanities Project Grant: "Dining Environments

PUBLICATIONS:
On the Cover, Chronogram, Kingston, NY 3-1-2011
Instance at KMOCA, Kingston Times, Kingston, NY 6-28-06
Ruth and Awe, Merrimack River Current, Newburyport, MA, 6-24-05
Featured Artist Section: Mixed Media, Catskill Mountian Region Guide, February                         2005
Land and Sea Comes to Hudson by Ivan Lajara, Preview,The Daily Freeman,                         Kinston, NY 1-14-05
About the Artist Interview, John Nelson, The Pulse, Poughkeepsie, NY,12-30-04
Making Things Float, Paul Smart, The Woodstock Times, Kingston, NY 10-31-04
Artist Enraptured by Play of Light in Wooded Scenes by Rebecca Rothbaum,                         Enjoy, The Poughkeepsie Journal, Poughkeepsie, NY, 10-1-04
The Ticker The Chronogram, Kingston, NY 10-04
Landscapes Fill Academy The Independent, 3-02-01
Landscapes Exhibit Opening March 3 at Spencertown Academy, Registrar Star,                         Hudson, NY, 3-02-01
Artist Help Us Connect with a World of Ideas, by Florence Schetzel, The Poughkeepsie Journal, Poughkeepsie, NY, 3-25-94
Art Incorporated by Florence Schetzel, The Poughkeepsie Journal, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2-22-94
Kingston Draws Artists by Bonnie Lanston, The Sunday Freeman, Kingston, NY 2-06-94
Art Moves Up River by Eleanor Martin, Times Herald Record, Middletown, NY, 2- 6-94

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: College Level
Instructor, State University of New York, College at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY, Introduction to Drawing and Design, Drawing I and II, Two Dimensional Design, 1996, 2000-06

Instructor, Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY
            Introduction to Drawing, Figure Drawing, 2000

Instructor, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Intermediate and Advanced Drawing, Life Drawing, Basic Drawing, 1997-99

Instructor, Continuing Studies, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD, 1993
            Surface Design, Handpainting on Fabric, and Shibori: Indigo Dye Techniques

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