Ruth DeWilde-Major Paintings


This web site exhibits most of the paintings I have done to date, arranged in five portfolios representing each of the five genres I paint in: Portraits of Animals and People, Land and Seascapes, Historical Paintings, Still Life and Flowers, Spiritual and Fantasy and Drawing and Illustration. The last paintings in each portfolio are the newest.

My historical painting "William's Street, John's Towne, Winter, 1772/3" is still touring public buildings in Johnstown, NY, while portraits of Lafayette, his spy James Lafayette, and Frederick Douglass were on loan through June to Illinois College. Historical paintings related to Plymouth pilgrims are owned by and exhibited at the Jabez Howland House in Plymouth, MA. Four historical scenes and portraits related to Sir William Johnson's life may be seen Fort Johnson in Amsterdam, NY.

Vineyard land, sea and farm-scapes are exhibited and for sale at Cottage Haven Interiors in Vineyard Haven, MA. A painting of Nancy Luce with her cow and hens is currently in a traveling exhibit sponsored by the MV Museum.

I am now collaborating with Master Wood Carver, Gary Demers on signs for businesses and homes. Look for his shop across the street from John's Fish Market on State Road.

My latest painting is included in Featherstone's "Gay Head Light" exhibit, opening June 21st  through July 8th. Several paintings will be exhibited August 2-19 in Featherstone's "Martha's Vineyard Now and Zen" exhibit with Guest Curators Susan Klein and Alan Brigish.

Blessings and Light, Ruth Major