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    Interview Artist Ruth Hiller | Plywood Art Painting | Fumogallery


    Interview to the American artist Ruth Hiller who tells us where she draws inspiration from to create her stunning and colourful artworks on plywood panels:

    Interview Artist Ruth Hiller | Plywood Art Painting | Fumogallery

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    FG: When did your passion for art start and how did it come to you?

    Ruth Hiller: My passion for art started as a small child when I visited Disneyland in the late 60’s. I was obsessed with drawing Mickey Mouse and Pluto!
     

    FG: Where do you draw inspiration from for your artworks? And how is your creative approach?

    Ruth Hiller:
     
    I draw inspiration for my work from my daily surroundings. I am influenced by industrial sites, cityscapes as well as being in nature. Lately the political climate in the US has played a huge role in my art of illusion. I can see a color in nature or on the street and it will find its way into my work. I start by sketching ideas and then translate the drawings into Adobe Illustrator to create the hard edged shapes I like.





    FG: Beside painting, which other art forms do you like?

    Ruth Hiller:  I like to make collages, photographs and drawings. As far as owning art, I have many ceramic pieces, paintings and small sculptures. I am really drawn to new Led Art that I have seen.

    FG: Which is the best advice you got as an artist?

    Ruth Hiller: I assisted Ron Gorchov, a NY painter in the late 80’s and when I was dissatisfied with a finished piece he asked me if I had fun during the process and if I learned something along the way. So while I love the outcome, the process is extremely important. 

    FG: Can you mention an artist, artwork or series of art projects that particularly influenced/inspired you in your work as an artist?

    Ruth Hiller:
     Ron Gorchov was a mentor to me when I assisted him in his studio in the late 1980’s. I am drawn to the graphic optical work of Bridjet Riley and the simple geometric shapes of Ellsworth Kelly. 2 of the artists I mention here both work on shaped substrates!

    FG: When you work, do you prefer silence or listening to music? Which one?

    Ruth Hiller:I like to listen to music or podcasts where I learn something new. 

    FG: Is there a tool or material you are dying to experiment with?

    Ruth Hiller:
     I would like to experiment and learn about 3D printing and laser cutting. I am also interested in LED art. 

    FG: Dou you have a favourite quote or motto you often think about?

    Ruth Hiller: What do you do?…Whatever it fucking takes!
     

    FG: What do you need to feel happy?

    Ruth Hiller:  I am blessed that I can be happy at any given moment with a quick change in focus. 


    Courtesy pics Ruth Hiller 



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