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

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, 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
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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, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Fishermans_Jumble-1345577844.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Roses_And_Red_House-1345577580.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Sailing_By-1345577231.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Glorias_View-1345577114.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Memorys_Roses-1345576998.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Black and White, size_width{Laundry_Day_Rain_Coming-1345576855.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Black and White Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Black and White, size_width{Island_Patriot-1345576767.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Black and White Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Silver_And_Gold-1345576679.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Sunflower_Summer-1345576607.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Night_Shine-1345576367.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Sky_Over_Keepers_House-1345575064.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Puddle_Girl-1345574516.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Monhegan_Sky-1345574393.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Lightkeepers_Sky-1345574320.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Sky_Celebration-1345573865.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Uncle_Henrys_Sunset_Sky-1345573753.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{As_The_Tide_Goes_Out-1345573641.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Monhegan_Sky-1345573311.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
10 x 8 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Schooner_At_Twilight-1345573207.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Ruth Zachary, , , Original Photography Color, size_width{Monhegan_Village_Clouds-1345573056.jpg} X
Ruth Zachary
Original Color Photograph, 2012
8 x 10 inches (W x H x D)
United States


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