Ruth Hawkins
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I create bold colourful abstract paintings mainly using acrylic paint. Geometric in style, the paintings reflect the urban environment, made up of circular and geometric forms. Using various perspective points and layering techniques the paintings contain depth, transparency and a sense of movement. I decide and make certain rules for each painting, but never have a picture of the final result in mind. I try to keep this as unpredictable as I can. In this way the painting develops as I add each layer and the final outcome remains a mystery.  Each stage is a surprise and an excitement. In some of my pieces I combine texture with an ordered grid system over the top. This is to experiment with opposites and to see if order and chaos or intellect and rationality can work together in the same piece.

After graduating in 2002 from Northampton University with a First Class Honours Degree in Fine Art, I have exhibited my artwork in a variety of venues in Cambridgeshire and London, including: Parallax Art Fair, Chelsea, Brick Lane Art Gallery, The Foundling Museum, Affordable Art Fair in Battersea, Wall Candy Gallery in Fulham, Euroart Studios, East London Contemporary Art Fair, Primavera, Byard Art, Cambridge Open Studios and Addenbrookes Hospital.

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July Open Studios

Cambridge Open Studios 2020
Cambridge Open Studios 2020
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Artist needed to share exhibition space in 2020
Needing 1 artist to share open studios space in 2020
Artist needed to share exhibition space in 2020
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Open Studios 2016 - Can you help?
2 Artists needing exhibition space for July 2016
Open Studios 2016  - Can you help?
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Bold, colourful, abstract paintings – using geometric forms - along with a selection of seascapes. Street parking and refreshments available.
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I create bold colourful abstract paintings mainly using acrylic paint. Geometric in style, the paintings reflect the urban environment, made up of circular and geometric forms. Using various perspective points and layering techniques the paintings contain depth, transparency and a sense of movement. I decide and make certain rules for each painting, but never have a picture of the final result in mind. I try to keep this as unpredictable as I can. In this way the painting develops as I add each layer and the final outcome remains a mystery.  Each stage is a surprise and an excitement. In some of my pieces I combine texture with an ordered grid system over the top. This is to experiment with opposites and to see if order and chaos or intellect and rationality can work together in the same piece.

After graduating in 2002 from Northampton University with a First Class Honours Degree in Fine Art, I have exhibited my artwork in a variety of venues in Cambridgeshire and London, including: Parallax Art Fair, Chelsea, Brick Lane Art Gallery, The Foundling Museum, Affordable Art Fair in Battersea, Wall Candy Gallery in Fulham, Euroart Studios, East London Contemporary Art Fair, Primavera, Byard Art, Cambridge Open Studios and Addenbrookes Hospital.

Please see my website for further info: