“Some Pretty Paintings” at Smith & Vallee Gallery January 2019

Mud Festival Peonies, 48×72, Oil on panel, 2018

Orchids in White and Grey Glass, 30×40″, Oil on panel, 2018

Some Pretty Painting Series: Drypoint prints available, limited editions. Please inquire.




“Neither Will This Stay” solo show at CORE Gallery 2016

Model: Kaoru Okumura

33x49" Oil on linen

33×49″ Oil on linen

Sisters, 80×53″ Oil on linen


“Subspace” solo show at CORE Gallery 2015

“Behind the Ball Gag; What Seattle Artist Ruthie V. Left Out of her BDSM Paintings” – Jen Graves, The Stranger

Fuck, 20×30″ oil on panel

“Slow Time; Landscapes and Stills” solo show at Shift Gallery 2014

Edison Slough in Snow

Edison Slough in Snow


“Domestic; the Soul of An Interior” solo show at Shift Gallery 2013

“How to Succeed in Art Without Even Trying” Jen Graves, The Stranger

Jesse Sleeping

Jesse Sleeping


Portrait Project

Inky Things 2014



Figure Studies


This page is being updated sporadically, and the galleries are incomplete. I post fresh studies on Instagram, and fresh thoughts on my V. Notes blog.

Contact me: Ruthie@RuthieV.com