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Photograph of Artist RUTH ZACHARY
RUTH ZACHARY
Cliffside Park, New Jersey - United States


, Fishermans Jumble, Seascape, $63
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, Roses And Red House, Landscape, $63
, Sailing By, Seascape, $63
, Memorys Roses, Floral, $63
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, Laundry Day Rain Coming, Landscape, $63
, Island Patriot, Americana, $63

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Artist Statement

My goal is to create striking images that touch the viewer emotionally. I try to capture the essence of a subject or scene, so that the viewer reacts with an immediate recognition, and immediate "click" of "Yes." I depend upon composition, simplicity, shape and contrast, as well as my own aesthetic sense and emotional responses. I love creating art through photography. For me it is an opportunity for self-expression, a means of capturing a moment in time and creating beauty, as well as am important means of communication. My education includes a Masters in Social Work and a BA in English Literature. I have done formal study in drawing and pastel, but my photographic study has been informal and self-taught. Since 1980, I have been a frequent visitor to Monhegan Island, 12 miles off the coast of Maine, a remote lobstering island with a summer artists' colony. On Monhegan, I became friends with a group of painters and photographers. I applied what I learned from them to my own work. (Those I am most grateful to include Frances Kornbluth, Leo Brooks, Robin Young, Judi Wagner, Josie Vargas and Nancy Stanich.) I show my art summers on Monhegan Island since the early 1990s, and year-round in the NY-NJ area. During the winters I like to use my work for the benefit of others, selling photographs to raise money for causes I believe in. And, as a clinical social worker, I volunteer some time as a facilitator ...

Original Artworks (118)

Ruth Zachary, Fishermans Jumble, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Roses And Red House, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Sailing By, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Glorias View, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Memorys Roses, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Laundry Day Rain Coming, 2012, Original Photography Black and White,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Black and White Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Island Patriot, 2012, Original Photography Black and White,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Black and White Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Silver And Gold, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Sunflower Summer, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Night Shine, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Sky Over Keepers House, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Puddle Girl, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Monhegan Sky, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Lightkeepers Sky, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Sky Celebration, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Uncle Henrys Sunset Sky, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, As The Tide Goes Out, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Monhegan Sky, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Schooner At Twilight, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, Monhegan Village Clouds, 2012, Original Photography Color,    inches
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States


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