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Resume of Ruth Collis

Paint Inventions

See Inventions page for more detail.

Nov 5, 2016   -  3D Zebra Stripes

Feb 29, 2016 -  First Free-Standing Paint Sculpture

Aug 31, 2016 -  3D Galaxy Painting

Sept 9, 2015  -  No-Poke Thorny Rose

July 8, 2015   -  "Impasto Pieces"

Mar 14, 2015 -  Peel Paintings

Dec 29, 2014 -  Turn Unused Palette Paint into Sculptures

June 28, 2013 - Crochet'd Paint

April 28, 2013 -  Solid Round Ball Shape

April 15, 2013 -  Braided Paint

May 25, 2012 -  3D Starfish made of all paint
Mar 28, 2012 -   Lace made of all paint

April 24, 2011 -  Separate Drying Layer

April 11, 2008 -  Jellyfish Squish

July 22, 2008 -   Downloadable Templates

 

Authored Books

2016 Artist's Block - The Myth

2016 The Cube Studio Setup

2016 List Book (Upsell in Artist's Block - The Myth)
2014 Best Fun ACTION Things to Do in Pismo Beach

2014 Make Impasto Rosettes with Paint

 

Publications/Press

June 2017 Dried Palette Paint Turned to Coral Sculptures in SEVENSEAS Marine Conservation & Travel Media

August 5, 2016 Abstract Peel Painting Tutorial in Indie Soleil Magazine (PDF)
May 4, 2016 Impasto Palette Knife Painting Tutorial in Arrow Magazine (PDF)
2014-2015 Published 6 Online video courses

Exhibitions

2019 10-20 paintings rotating every 3 months in the Morro Bay Art in Businesses program

2017 Abstract Juried Exhibit at Morro Bay Art Center: "Pushing Boundaries" August 3 - September 18, 2017

2017 Painting & Sculpture Juried Exhibit at Morro Bay Art Center: "On & Off the Wall" June 15 - July 30

2017 Artist of the Week March entry in the Acrylic Painting Facebook virtual art gallery group of 36,620 members

2012 Claremont Arts & Crafts Faire

2011 Search for the Incredible video entry online

2011 Associated Artists of the Inland Empire at Victoria Gardens Cultural Center, Rancho Cucamonga, California

1999 Corona Lemon Festival​

Member of

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art - Sculptors Group

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art - Painters Group

Several dozen Facebook groups on teaching art knowledge,

supplies, collecting, and art business​

Interviews

May 1, 2019 The Abundant Artist: Member Of The Week: Ruth Collis, A Secret Belief For Success

January 23, 2013 The Art Colony Artist of the Week (PDF)

Experience

Udemy instructor

Paint inventions

Murals

Commissions
First painting as a business, was an international sale to Bristol, England

 

 

Education

1993 Certificate in Computer Graphics

1994 Associate in Science degree

Honors

2012 Mention in The Art Colony's newsletter repeatedly

1994-present - Commissions for friends & family all allowed use of the thick paint to enhance their desired look

​2014 Badges Awarded to Ruth Collis by Udemy:

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"I live in Pismo Beach, California, USA." 

~ Ruth Collis

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