Upcoming Exhibition:


"Paradigm" at Ventana Fine Art in Santa Fe, NM.
Opens Sept 3rd.
The Catalog.


A new gallery:
TH Brennen Gallery in Scottsdale, Az.

Jan 2021
The Michalengelo International Prize, Rome, Italy



~~ from the curator, Dott. Salvatore Russo, Rome, Italy:
"You have been awarded the Michelangelo Award because you have the same quality as Paul Jenkins, and you continue his research, enriching it with a feminine style characterized by the great strength of color and power of the design".



Click HERE to read critical review by Dr. Salvatore Russo, "Bette Ridgeway the True Heir of Paul Jenkins."

Two New Galleries:
Slate Grey Gallery
in Telluride, CO
and
Kerrville, TX (1 hour west of Austin)



A New Gallery in Naples, Florida.
Shaw Gallery




NEWS:
Watch for our solo show at Ventana Fine Art, opening on Sept. 3, 2021.




Click HERE for 2020 Exhibition Catalog.


An AWARD:
2020 Leonardo DaVinci Prize, presented in Florence, Italy Jan. 25, 2020




In 2019:

International Prize - Artist of the Year
Presented in Mantua, Italy in June 2019



Ridgeway completed a major commission for the Boro Tower in Tysons, Virginia. The photo above, "Arc of the Imaginals" a triptych 15 feet x 21 feet, was installed on Jan 12, 2019.
Photo: Dane Penland 

Click HERE for film on the project by Carlo Zanella.

Venice Biennale 2019:
The artist's work was selected for Woman's Essence, a concomitant event of the 58th Biennale in Venice, Italy in May 10-19, 2019.
The exhibition is curated by noted curator and critic, Dr. Laura di Trapani who is also editor of the exhibition catalog.
Ridgeway was p
resented with the WAA Prize:
The Woman Art Award 2019experimentation in technique that uses light in unique ways".
~~ Dott. Francesco Saverio Russo, Curator, Rome
 

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.

For more information:

Click HERE to view the catalog online

 

Ridgeway participated in the London Art Biennale in Jan 2013.

Click HERE to view catalog.

Click HERE to read review.

Click HERE to visit the London Art Biennale website.

Click HERE to view invitation online.

 

In 2013, the artist was selected to appear in the book, "Important World Artists," published by World Wide Art, Books, Inc. 

 

A Fashion Collaboration:

The artist collaborated with well-known Japanese Fashion Designer, Mihara Yasuhiro on his 2013 Spring and Summer Womens 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.

 

Click HERE for video installation of "Color of Butterfly"

Click HERE to visit Mihara Yasuhiro's website. 

  

 

 

news | galleries | awards

Upcoming Exhibition:


"Paradigm" at Ventana Fine Art in Santa Fe, NM.
Opens Sept 3rd.
The Catalog.


A new gallery:
TH Brennen Gallery in Scottsdale, Az.

Jan 2021
The Michalengelo International Prize, Rome, Italy



~~ from the curator, Dott. Salvatore Russo, Rome, Italy:
"You have been awarded the Michelangelo Award because you have the same quality as Paul Jenkins, and you continue his research, enriching it with a feminine style characterized by the great strength of color and power of the design".



Click HERE to read critical review by Dr. Salvatore Russo, "Bette Ridgeway the True Heir of Paul Jenkins."

Two New Galleries:
Slate Grey Gallery
in Telluride, CO
and
Kerrville, TX (1 hour west of Austin)



A New Gallery in Naples, Florida.
Shaw Gallery




NEWS:
Watch for our solo show at Ventana Fine Art, opening on Sept. 3, 2021.




Click HERE for 2020 Exhibition Catalog.


An AWARD:
2020 Leonardo DaVinci Prize, presented in Florence, Italy Jan. 25, 2020




In 2019:

International Prize - Artist of the Year
Presented in Mantua, Italy in June 2019



Ridgeway completed a major commission for the Boro Tower in Tysons, Virginia. The photo above, "Arc of the Imaginals" a triptych 15 feet x 21 feet, was installed on Jan 12, 2019.
Photo: Dane Penland 

Click HERE for film on the project by Carlo Zanella.

Venice Biennale 2019:
The artist's work was selected for Woman's Essence, a concomitant event of the 58th Biennale in Venice, Italy in May 10-19, 2019.
The exhibition is curated by noted curator and critic, Dr. Laura di Trapani who is also editor of the exhibition catalog.
Ridgeway was p
resented with the WAA Prize:
The Woman Art Award 2019experimentation in technique that uses light in unique ways".
~~ Dott. Francesco Saverio Russo, Curator, Rome
 

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.

For more information:

Click HERE to view the catalog online

 

Ridgeway participated in the London Art Biennale in Jan 2013.

Click HERE to view catalog.

Click HERE to read review.

Click HERE to visit the London Art Biennale website.

Click HERE to view invitation online.

 

In 2013, the artist was selected to appear in the book, "Important World Artists," published by World Wide Art, Books, Inc. 

 

A Fashion Collaboration:

The artist collaborated with well-known Japanese Fashion Designer, Mihara Yasuhiro on his 2013 Spring and Summer Womens 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.

 

Click HERE for video installation of "Color of Butterfly"

Click HERE to visit Mihara Yasuhiro's website.