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Above: The artist doing a pouring demo at the Jacob Javitts Center in New York.
Desert Mountain Fine Art in Scottsdale, AZ is showing the artist's paintings. They are located in Kierland Commons, 15205 N Kierland Blvd, North Scottsdale. Kierland Commons in picture. Click HERE for website.
MAC Fine Art in Ft. Lauderdale is representing Ridgeway's paintings.
Linda Goldenstein Gallery in Sedona is showing, in their beautiful sculpture garden, the artist's new sculpture "Trilogy".
Ridgeway has been selected by Art Tour International Magazine as one of their "Top 60 International Contemporary Masters 2017". The award will be presented in Florence, Italy in May 2017.
The artist was awarded the prestigious DaVinci International prize in January 2016 in Rome, Italy.
"I decided to assign you this prize for your great research and experimentation in technique that uses light in unique ways".
~~ Dott. Francesco Saverio Russo, Curator, Rome
The artist appears in Hidden Treasures Yearbook 2014 UK. Click HERE to order a copy and read online.
RECENT SOLO EXHIBITION:
"Layering Light" Signature Gallery, September 2015, Santa Fe, NM.
"The Language of Light" at Legends Santa Fe, 125 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe Nov 29 - Jan 6, 2014.
Video preview of the exhibition is onine: Click HERE.
In June 2013 the artist was a part of the Art Comes Alive international competition sponsored by Art Design Consultants based in Cincinatti. A jury of art professionals scored each artist, and Ridgeway came in second, winning the Runner-Up - Best in Show Award. In addition she was awarded a Gallery Contract with Saper Galleries in East Lansing, MI. Click HERE for list of winners.
The artist received the prestigious 2012 Oxford Univ. Alumni of Tuscany Prize at Chianciano Art Museum's "Art of the Mind" exhibition in the Chianciano Art Museum in September 2012. This exhibition is the first to be entirely abstract art.
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Ridgeway participated in the London Art Biennale in Jan 2013.
Also in 2013, the artist has been selected to appear in the book, "Important World Artists," published by World Wide Art, Books, Inc.
A Fashion Collaboration:
The artist has collaborated with well-known Japanese Fashion Designer, Mihara Yasuhiro on his 2013 Spring and Summer Womenswear collection. The designer, who has been described as the young and hip Ralph Lauren, used Ridgeway's transparent images to create both 100% silk and stunning European-style knits for dresses, pants, blouses and exquisite t-shirts.
"Color of Butterfly" was launched during Fall Paris Fashion Week in October 2012. The designer is revered throughout Europe and Asia for his unique and eclectic designs.
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Notice how a painting is being created in the background....WOW...exciting!
Photo: Kate Russell Photography, Santa Fe NM
COLLECTIONS (partial list)
The Mayo Clinic
The Waterstone Spa and Resort
Boca Raton, FL
The John Deere
Corporate Art Collection
The Federal Reserve Bank
King of Prussia PA
Maryland National Capital
Park & Planning Commission
Director of Photography
Dr. William G. Melson
Dept. of Mineral Sciences
National Democratic Institute
Mr. & Mrs. Leonardo Abrussezi
Rancho de San Juan, NM
Julie and Jary Shimer
Rancho de San Juan, NM
Anne and Philip May
Santa Fe, NM