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Photograph of Artist RENEE RUTANA
RENEE RUTANA
Indian Orchard, Massachusetts - United States


, Seize The Moment, Marine, Sold
, Reflecting On Summer, Seascape, Sold
, Natures Gold, Floral, Sold

Art Starting At $1,260

Artist Statement

As a child, I was fascinated by the vibrant colors of sunsets, the seasons, flowers and certain landscapes. But all of my life I have suffered from severe asthma. While the other children were outside enjoying the snow or jumping in the fallen leaves, blooming flowers of spring, etc. I was inside, looking out the window wishing I could be a part of it. I would never have acquired my artistic skills if it hadn't been for my asthma. I learned to draw and paint, due to many times staying home in bed or at the hospitals (for a couple weeks at a time)with not much to do. It was my escape, a cherished place I could create and imagine I was there instead. While these days my asthma is better, thanks to new medications, I still feel the joy in my heart of creating a special window to the world, my world, for those also interested to see too. My goal as an artist was to paint these subjects capturing the very things that change quickly due to the season or weather or aging. I wanted to shed light on every day things that many people take for granted because they’re too used to seeing them. I want to take the ordinary, and turn it into extraordinary. I achieve this by working with brighter colors, deeper shadows and lighter highlights, and sometimes mixing media. I always strive to give every piece a little bit of ...

Original Artworks (50)

Renee Rutana, Among Friends, 2009, Original Painting Oil,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Oil Painting, 2009
30 x 24 inches (76.2 x 61.0 cm)
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Renee Rutana, Unified, 2009, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2009
36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm)
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Renee Rutana, Ladies in Waiting, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Renee Rutana, Tulips in Harmony, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Renee Rutana, Seize the Moment, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
10 x 10 inches (25.4 x 25.4 cm)
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Renee Rutana, Reflecting on Summer, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
10 x 30 inches (25.4 x 76.2 cm)
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Renee Rutana, Natures Gold, 2008, Original Painting Oil,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Oil Painting, 2008
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Renee Rutana, Rhythm and Blues, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Renee Rutana, Reminisce, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
18 x 18 inches (45.7 x 45.7 cm)
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Renee Rutana, Send My Love, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
18 x 18 inches (45.7 x 45.7 cm)
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Renee Rutana, Rockport Boats II, 2004, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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Renee Rutana, Koi, A Composition of Con..., 2006, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2006
30 x 24 inches (76.2 x 61.0 cm)
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Renee Rutana, Mystify, 2001, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2001
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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Renee Rutana, In Good Company, 2007, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2007
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Renee Rutana, Waiting in the Window, 2007, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2007
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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Renee Rutana, Blush, 2006, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2006
18 x 18 inches (45.7 x 45.7 cm)
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Renee Rutana, Vivid Concept, 2006, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2006
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Renee Rutana, Singing the Blues, 2006, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2006
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Renee Rutana, A Little Bit of Paradise, 2006, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2006
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Renee Rutana, True Love, 2006, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2006
18 x 18 inches (45.7 x 45.7 cm)
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