Louie was a huge fluff of love, rescued by my sister as a kitten. I captured a photo of him one morning as he napped in the warm sunlight. I chose to honor him in this painting.
He has since crossed the rainbow bridge. He was a sweet boy and is missed by those who loved him.
Since Ruth's retirement from elementary education, she has been exploring her lifelong interest in art. As an active member of the art community, she has received awards in regional juried shows including the Virginia Watercolor Society and the Central Virginia Watercolor Guild. No matter the style or subject, it is evident she finds joy in the beauty around her and in expressing life experiences through her art.