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             Christine Ruddy

               Photography & Art

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First Place
Still Life Category
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
2018 International Photography Contest
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Surfer Dude photo chosen as Cover Photo for book entitled "Dodge Tuck Roll" by

Rikki Santer

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Events and Exhibitions:

2024 Exhibitions & Awards

* December 1 2023-February 16, 2024  One Piece Show- The Music Studio Beaumont Texas

* January 5-27 2024- Open Exhibition- Southeast Center for Photography Greenville South Carolina

March 2- 30 2024 - Photography Exhibition Upper Valley Art League Mission Texas

*April - May 2024- Rockport Center for the Arts- Collage Exhibition. Rockport Texas

* June 7 - August 1 2024- The Music Studio- The

Art of Flowers Exhibition- Beaumont, Texas

* June 10 - August 31 2024- The Old Town Fine Arts and Crafts Center- "Every Picture Tells a Story" Juried Exhibition- Long Island, New York

*July 3-21 2024- Soho Photo Gallery- Soho Photo Gallery National Juried Competition- New York City, New York

*Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts- Members Exhibition- Brownsville Texas


November 1-30 2024- Art Museum of Southeast Texas Cafe Exhibition Beaumont Texas

2023 Exhibitions & Awards

* January 6-27 2023- Kika de la Garza Fine Arts Center- Member's Exhibition. Mission Texas

* December 2022-February 2023 The Music Studio, 1 Piece Show, Beaumont Texas

*January 19 - April 15 2023- Henning Cultural Center- Curioddities Exhibition. Sulphur Louisiana.

*March 9-May 5 2023-Downtowner Gallery- Building Beauty- Art and Architecture Exhibition Round Rock Texas

*March 4-25 2023- Exposed Exhibit- Kika de la Garza Fine Arts Center Mission Texas

*April 6-29 2023- Women in Art Exhibit-Las Laguna Art Gallery Laguna Beach California

*April 8- 23 2023- 25th Annual Rio Brazos Juried Art Exhibition- Dora Lee Langdon Cultural and Education Center Granbury Texas

* June 2,- August 3 2023- Art of Flowers- The Music Studio- 2192 Eastex Freeway Beaumont Texas

*September 1-October 27 2023 Hinovations Art Gallery. Texican Exhibition McAllen Texas

*November 24- January 7, 2024 The Big Wave Exhibition, Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport Texas

*December 1- 2023- February 16, 2024- The One Piece Show The Music Studio Beaumont Texas

2022 Exhibitions & Awards


* January 14-March 17, 2022- Morean Art's Center- "Being Seen" Juried National Portrait Exhibit. St Petersburg Florida

* 2022 Visual Arts Society of Texas Calendar and Calendar Exhibition- My photo "Texas Symbolic 21" will be exhibited at the Point Bank Black Box Theater Denton Texas and included in the 2022 VAST Calendar.


*June 3- August 4, 2022-"Art of Flowers" Exhibition. The Music Studio Beaumont Texas.

*August 4 2022- Art Museum of South Texas "Art of Flowers Grand Finale Show" Corpus Christi Texas.

*September 2-September 24, 2022 "Masks" Juried Exhibition. The Southeast Center for Photography Greenville South Carolina. 

*September 2- October 28 2022 "Texican"  Exhibition  Hinovations Art Gallery McAllen Texas

* September 3-24 2022 Upper Valley Art League "Member Exhibition" Kika de la Garza Art Center Mission Texas

*September 8-November 2022 "Chaos Theory Art Show" Henning Cultural Center, Sulphur Louisiana.

*September 30-November 26, 2022 Center for Contemporary Arts "National Juried Exhibition" Breed Gallery Abilene Texas

*October 1-29th, 2022 "Figures and Faces" Exhibition Upper Valley Art League Kika de la Garza Fine Art Center Mission Texas

*November 1-30 2022- B Extraordinaire Gallery National Juried Exhibition Online Gallery and Print Catalog.

*November 2022- Florida Museum for Photographic Arts- Members Exhibition Tampa Florida

*November 22- December 16 2022- Visual Arts Society of Texas Members Exhibition- Patterson Appleton Arts Center Denton Texas

*December 2022-January 22 2023- The Big Wave Exhibit, Rockport Center for the Arts 204 S Austin St Rockport Texas

* 2023 Visual Arts Society of Texas Calendar and Calendar Exhibition- My photo "Forgotten" will be included in the 2023 VAST Art Calendar

2021 Exhibitions & Awards

* 2021 Monochrome Awards, International Black and White Photography Contest- Five Honorable Mention Awards in the Abstract (1) and Fine Art (4) Categories. 

* December 1-December 30 2021- Jones Art Gallery- Kansas City Missouri- December Group Art Show.  Juried Exhibition in the Kansas City Crossroads Arts District.


* December 4-December 22 2021- Lewisville Grand Theater- Lewisville Texas. A Gift of Art; Art Sale Exhibition

* November 20 2021-December 2021-Decode Gallery Tucson Arizona- Portraiture Exhibition.   

* December 2- December 31, 2021- Las Laguna Gallery- Laguna Beach California- Botanical Art and Illustration Exhibit. 

* December 3, 2021- January 29, 2022- Southeast Center for Photography-  Greenville South Carolina, Members Show, Juried Exhibition.

*July 24 & 25 2021- 2021 Lubbock Arts Festival- Lubbock Texas- Juried Art Gallery. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

*March 5, 2021 to March 27, 2021- South East Center for Photography- Greenville South Carolina.  Juried Exhibition A Woman's View. 

April 2021- Ohio Art League- Columbus Ohio.  2021 Juried Spring Exhibition. 

2020 Exhibitions & Awards

* September 2, 2020 to October 1, 2020- Highline Art Gallery- Worthington Ohio. Solo Exhibition of a variety of my works from multiple series.

*November 20, 2020 to December 31, 2020- Ohio Art League 2020 Fall Juried Exhibition- Juried exhibition to include a catalog and virtual exhibition (due to Covid19 precautions).

*December 4, 2020 to December 31, 2020- South East Center For Photography- Greenville South Carolina. Juried Members Show Exhibition.

2019 Exhibitions  & Awards

* January 4, 2019 to January 26, 2019- Southeast Center for Photography- Members Show, Juried Exhibition- Exhibition at 116 East Broad Street Greenville,

South Carolina.

* July 24, 2019 to August 3, 2019- Ohio State 2019 Fine Arts Exhibition- Juried Exhibition and Competition-  Cox Fine Arts Center 717 E. 17th Avenue Columbus, Ohio.

*November 15, 2019- One Night Crazy Hat, Ohio Art League- Juried Live Auction Fundraiser- My photo "Southern" was chosen as one of 21 juried entries for this Live Auction Event.

* November 23, 2019 to December 29, 2019- Mansfield Art Center Holiday Fair- Juried Art Fair

2018 Exhibitions & Awards

* November 18, 2017 to January 3, 2018- Ohio Art League- Thumb Box Gallery- Franklin Park Conservatory 

*2018 International Monochrome Photography Awards- Awarded 16 Honorable Mention Awards in the Portrait, Photojournalism, Fine Art, Conceptual, Fashion/Beauty, and Nature Categories.

* March 3, 2018- Columbus Museum of Art- An Evening with Art Event, featuring 3 of my pieces. 480 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH

* April 7 - May 3 2018- Studios on High Gallery- Hit the Hop- Juried Exhibition. 686 N High Street Columbus, OH - Columbus Short North Arts District.

* May and June 2018- Don Scott Gallery - Solo Exhibition  Highline Coffee Art Space 691 N High St, Worthington, OH

*May 5- June 3, 2018- Mansfield Art Center - May Show- Multi-artist juried exhibit of Ohio artists, featuring 3 of my pieces. 700 Marion Road Mansfield, OH 

*June 1, 2018- August 7, 2018- Florida Museum of Photographic Arts- First Place Winner of the 2018 International Photography Competition my Texas Flea Market Dreams # 23 will be exhibited. 400 N. Ashley Drive Tampa Florida.

*June 1, 2018- June 30, 2018- Global Gallery Clintonville- Solo exhibition- 3535 N. High St. Columbus, Ohio


 Published- National Geographic

November 2017

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