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Ruth Ellen Hoag paintings are showing now at the following galleries.

See Ruth Ellen Hoag Paintings at 10 West Gallery the month of April

I will be showing seven or eight new works at 10 West Gallery the month of April with the opening reception on First Thursday.  First Thursday is an evening of art and culture in downtown Santa Barbara. Stop by and say hello! The gallery is at 10 West Anapamu in the heart of the downtown Arts District. The opening is from 5-8pm. It’s always a fun event!

Whistle Stop Art Studios

Visit Whistle Stop Art Studios and see where my paintings are created, and what is in progress at the moment. Open most days through December 31. Great selections and special prices for your holiday giving. Call or text for hours 805-689-0858.

Kathryne Designs, 1225 Coast Village Road

On-going: Visit Kathryne Designs, 1225 Coast Village Road, for beautiful gifts and, of course, paintings. Stop by to see some of my newest works in watercolor and acrylic – scenes from travels in France and new figurative abstractions.

Santa Barbara Funk Zone Mural

Ruth Ellen Hoag's Installed mural in the Funk Zone

Ruth Ellen Hoag’s Mural “East of Yesterday” Installed  in the Funk Zone


These murals were inspired by historical places and figures from Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone.

Below you’ll find a legend for each panel, identifying the real-life individuals behind each figure.

“East of Yesterday” Panel One Legend


Download Panel One Legend


“East of Yesterday” Panel 2 Legend


Download Panel Two Legend


Join the Santa Barbara Art Walk on July 20th, 2018, or stop by any time to view this epic mural!


Kathryne Designs

Montecito Boutique & Studio
Tel 805.565.4700

1225 Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93108

“Icy” Watercolor on Paper 21x20″ ©Ruth Ellen Hoag