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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, 30 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Rowboat Art,  Rockport, Massachusetts...
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, 36 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Lobster Buoys from Rockport, Massachusetts...
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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, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241 From my Cape Cod Rowboat Series.I found this quaint little marina in Falmouth at the Cape. ...
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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, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241  Medium: Liquitex Acrylic PaintsThese Tulips caught my eye at a Bulb & Flower show at Smith College. The main colors are tones of Golden Yellows, Greens and Tomato Red. It has been painted in an Impressionistic style with bright colors and will bring life to any room....
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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, 10 x 10 inches. Artwork description: 241  Medium: Liquitex Acrylic PaintsThis is from my Cape Cod Rowboat Series.Found this quaint little marina in Falmouth at the Cape. The main colors are tones of Peacock Blue, Cobalt Blue, Buttery Yellow, Light Teal, Hot Cocoa Browns, Cyan and Orange. It has been painted in ...
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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, 10 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241 Medium: Liquitex Acrylic PaintsThis is another painting from my Cape Cod series. We were driving around and found this boat moored in Barnstable. The main colors are tones of Green, Cream, Rust, White and Blues. It has been painted in a Contemporary Realism style with lively, ...
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, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241  Medium: Grumbacher Oil PaintsI came across these glorious Sunflowers while visiting Rockport, Massachusetts. The main colors are tones of Light Ultramarine Blue, Golden Yellows, Greens and Browns. It has been painted in an Realistic style with bright colors and will bring life to any room. Shown ...
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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, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241  This auction is for an ORIGINAL Acrylic painting by award- winning artist, Renee Rutana. This is from the Cape Cod Rowboat Series.Found this quaint little marina in Falmouth at the Cape. The main colors are tones of Peacock Blue, Light Driftwood, Cream and Chocolate Browns. ...
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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, 18 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241  An up close view of a rose, almost abstract- looking. The colors are even nicer in real life. My camera couldn' t capture the subtle blendings of the colors. This is on a thick ( 1 3/ 8) gallery wrapped canvas with the painting extending out to the ...
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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, 18 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241  This is a close up of a rose, has an abstract feel to it. The actual depth of the canvas is 1 3/ 8. * Thick gallery wrapped canvas with painting extending to the sides....
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, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241 Rowboat Art: While visiting Rockport, Massachusetts, I saw these rowboats clustered together. I loved the composition and decided to paint it in an Impressionistic manner.COMING SOON! GICLEES! Keep posted. ...
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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, 30 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  An Expressionist take on a bunch of Koi. Also, a modern feel. Bold colors. * Canvas has stapled sides. ...
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, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241  This painting was of a scene I saw at Crystal Lake in Somers, Connecticut. It was an early morning in October and the mist was still resting upon the lake. It felt like a magical morning. * Canvas has stapled sides. ...
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, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241  Another painting from my Rowboats series. This was recently sold, but I liked the colors and wanted to show it. ...
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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, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241  This is a commission I recently completed of a couple Westies ( West Highland Terriers) waiting for their owners to come home. In the foreground are Hydrangeas. ...
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, 18 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241 This is a close up of a rose, has an abstract feel to it. The actual depth of the canvas is 1 3/ 8. * Thick gallery wrapped canvas with painting extending to the sides....
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, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241  More dinghies, this time very bright, primary colors. * Gallery wrapped canvas with painting extending to the sides....
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, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241  A bunch of dinghies at Cape Cod. Main colors are blues ( hence the title) . ...
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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, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241  This is a painting of a house atop a hill in Wellfleet at the Cape ( Cod) . Gallery wrapped canvas with painting extending to the sides. ...
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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, 18 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241 An up close view of a rose, almost abstract- looking. The colors are even nicer in real life. My camera couldn' t capture the subtle blendings of the colors. This is on a thick ( 1 3/ 8) gallery wrapped canvas with the painting extending out to the ...
Renee Rutana
Original Acrylic Painting, 2006
18 x 18 inches (45.7 x 45.7 cm)
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