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Calendar of Upcoming Shows

I will keep this site updated as new shows are scheduled.  I hope to see you at one of these shows, I enjoy meeting those who appreciate art.  I will be glad to personalize any of your purchases.

2017
Anytime by Appointment!  My home gallery
I have my work on exhibit in the lower level of my home, I have framed originals and prints, as well as loose and matted prints.  Just give a call to set up a time to come by:  610-274-8390.
February 24, 25 & 26 - WWRR Hockessin Art Show
This art show is a fundraiser for the Wilmington & Western Railroad and will be held at the Hockessin Memorial Hall at Rt. 41 and Yorklyn Roads, Hockessin, DE.  Hours are Friday evening 5pm to 8pm, Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 11am to 4pm. General admission is $3, children under 12 free.  You can also enjoy a train ride, the local train will be departing every hour on Sat. and Sun., tickets are $5. This show features 28 artists, each of whom will have a booth area.  I will be exhibiting both originals and prints in a large booth area of 10 panels!  For more info go to www.wwrr.com  
March 24 & 25 - Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show
I will be exhibiting in the historic Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show which is held at the Chadds Ford Elementary School, 3 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA 19317 ( U.S. Route 1, across from the Brandywine River Museum). The Opening Gala is Friday evening from 7pm to 10pm. The show continues on Saturday from 10am. to 4pm. I will have three display racks for framed pieces, plus a bin of prints. This is a wonderful show and I hope you can attend! For more information go to: www.cfes.ucfsd.org/artshow 
March 24, 25 & 26 - DFVA Spring Art Show at Holy Angels School
The Delaware Foundation for the Visual Arts will hold its 18th Annual Spring Art Show at a new location this year - Holy Angels School. The address is 82 Possum Park Road, Newark, DE 19711.  This show will feature over 40 of the Brandywine area's outstanding artists. Original artwork, prints, sculpture, porcelain, fused art glass, fabric art and jewelry will be for sale.  Friday evening's opening night reception is 5:30pm to 8:30pm and will feature one free glass of wine and hors d'oeuves. This year's Honored Artist is local artist Larry Anderson. An Honored Artist Reception will be held on Opening Night. Admission is $5 for Friday's reception, $3 for Saturday and Sunday, and FREE for under 18. Sunday will feature a coffee and doughnut reception from 11am to 1pm. I will have two display panels of framed original paintings and several matted originals and limited edition prints.  The show continues on Saturday from 11am to 7pm and Sunday 11am to 3pm.  A raffle of original small works of art will be held. Proceeds from sales benefit the DFVA's art education and scholarship programs.  The DFVA awards scholarships to Delaware students pursuing a career in the arts.  Also on display will be artwork by students of Holy Angels School.  Come on out and support the arts in Delaware! For more information visit www.dfva.org 
April 28 to May 14 - Yellow Springs Art Show
This is one of the longest running, and most prestigious shows in the area.  Since its inception in 1973, the art show has become Historic Yellow Spring's most important fund raising event.  I am proud to have my work juried into this show.  All framed paintings are originals, and are hung "salon style" with over 3000 paintings by 180 artists.  I will be allowed to bring 4 primary original pieces, up to 8 miniatures, and up to 20 limited edition prints.  The show is located at: Historic Yellow Springs, 1685 Art School Road, Chester Springs, PA 19425.  An opening Gala is held on Friday, April 28 from 6 to 9pm (tickets are required for the opening night.) The show is open each day from April 29th to May 14th, 10am to 4pm., free admission.  For more information go to YellowSprings.org   
May 20 & 21 - Chester County Studio Tour
I will be a guest artist at my friend, and fellow artist Kathy Deaville's home/studio at 1 Bellbrook Drive, West Chester, PA 19382. I will have a large display area in her home with both originals and reproductions. Hours are Saturday, May 20, 10am to 6pm and Sunday, May 21, 11am to 5pm. This is a free self guided tour of artist's studios throughout the county! Most locations have about 4 artists at each home/studio. Plan out a route through the county to visit several studios over the weekend! For more information visit their website at: http://www.countystudiotour.com/  I hope you can drop by!
July and August - Kendal At Longwood
For the months of July and August my artwork will be on exhibit in the main hallways of Kendal at Longwood. I will have about 25 to 30 framed originals and giclee reproductions, all will be available for purchase. Directions to Kendal at Longwood: the address for GPS is 1109 East Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, PA 19348. It is located on the north side of Route 1, one-quarter mile east of Route 52 North. For hours contact them at: 610-388-1441.
September 14, 15 & 16 - DFVA Greenville Art Show
The Delaware Foundation for the Visual Arts will hold its annual outdoor Greenville Art Show at the Greenville Crossing I Shopping Center on Rt. 52 (Kennett Pike), Greenville, DE.  Hours are Thursday 10am to 7pm,  Friday 10am to 7pm, Saturday 10am to 4pm. Featuring over 30 outstanding Brandywine Valley artists exhibiting their original works of art.  Each artist displays their works on one 4 foot by 8 foot panel, which are set up outdoors under the canopy of the shopping center. I will have new originals - not yet published on my web site at this show! There will also be bins of unframed original artwork. Free parking, free admission. If one of those days gets rained out, the show will continue on to Sunday, September 17 from 10am to 4pm.
September 30 - Woodside Farm
Come on out to the farm for a family good time! I will be set up outside on the farm along with about 20 other artists and crafters at Woodside Farm, at the corner of North Star and Little Baltimore Roads in Hockessin, De from 11am to 5 pm. Rain date is Sunday, October 1. Enjoy Woodside's delicious ice cream along with all the great art! I will bring my prints and cards to this event, and a few small originals. Hope you can drop by!
October 7 - White Clay Creek Paint Out & Art Show
New this year! The "Friends of the White Clay Creek" is sponsoring an artist's paint out day along with a show of artwork in the London Tract Meeting House, located at 307 London Tract Road, Landenberg, PA 19350. Artists will set up along the trails to "plein aire" paint. Meet the artists, talk to them about their work! Food trucks and activities for the children are also planned. The hours are 10am to 3pm, with Sunday, October 8th as the rain date. Your purchase of artwork at the meeting house will benefit "The Friends of the White Clay Creek."  Hope you can come out and enjoy the artwork and the beautiful trails along the creek!
November 3 & 4 - DFVA Art Show at Christ Church Wilmington, DE
The Delaware Foundation for the Visual Arts will hold an art show to raise funds for its DFVA Scholarship Program for Delaware Students pursuing a career in the arts. The show will feature artwork by many outstanding local artists. This generation of artists helping the next generation of artists! This is a new show for DFVA at Christ Church located at 505 East Buck Road, Wilmington, DE 19807. Details to come.
November 10 & 11 - Church of the Advent Artisan Fair
Friday evening Preview Party 6:30 to 9 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Church Address:
401 N Union St., Kennett Square, PA 19348
Church Phone: (610) 444-4624
The Episcopal Church of the Advent is located less than a mile south of the PA route 1 and PA route 82 intersection. Take route 82 South/Kennett Square exit and find us just off North Union Street, just past the Union Hill Cemetery. Pre-holiday shopping at its finest. More Artists this year! This Artisan Fair will be even bigger and better! Plan on coming back Saturday with more friends to buy another unique piece for yourself or for someone on your gift list. I plan on having a few display racks of my work, plus a print bin and cards.
 
November 24 to January 6 - Hardcastle Galleries Miniature Show
Hardcastle Gallery will be holding its Annual Holiday Small Works Art Show.  A special Preview Event is on Friday, November 24th, 10am to 5pm. A Festive Opening Reception will be held Friday, December 1 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm with music and refreshments.  I will have 5 small paintings in this show. The small size make these pieces perfect for gift giving, or for your own collection of original artwork. The show will be held at 5714 Kennett Pike, Centreville, DE 19807, (look for the "Frederick's Country Center" sign.) Phone 302-655-5230. For more information see their website at www.hardcastlegallery.com 
November 25 & 26 - Howard Pyle Studio Holiday Show
As a member of the Howard Pyle studio group, I will be exhibiting in their show at the historic studio located at 1305 North Franklin Street, Wilmington, DE 19806. The holiday show will also have Studio 2 open with sales of prints, cards and jewelry, and Studio 3 with original paintings. This year will feature hand painted original Christmas ornaments made by the members. Proceeds from the sale of these ornaments go to our building fund. Be sure to stop by to see the work by this talented group of 34 women. Refreshments will be served, admission is free. Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Street parking, or use the Westminster Church parking lot (a short 2 block walk).
Anytime by Appointment!  My home gallery
I have my work on exhibit in the lower level of my home, I have framed originals and prints, as well as loose and matted prints.  Just give a call to set up a time to come by:  610-274-8390.

Gallery Information

I am represented by Hardcastle Gallery in Centreville, DE and Newark, DE.  I keep an inventory of all prints at home, and you may stop by my home gallery...just call first. Woodside Farm has an inventory of my prints of their farm. 

 

Kathy Ruck 113 Stoney Ridge Road, Landenberg, PA 19350 610-274-8390

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