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Great Things Come in Small Packages

A great collection of miniature paintings by Adelia Shirer Ruth is on exhibit in the TAP Gallery Display Cabinet (in the lobby at Crooked Creek Park) September 1 through October 31.

Congratulations Adelia!

Photo of artwork in display cabinet - left side

Adelia spent part of the summer creating her miniature paintings for the Tap Cabinet Exhibit. She also took Anne Hightower-Patterson Whites summer classes on Material Basics, Pouring and Botanicals as part of her continued education. As a new member to the Crooked Creek Art League, she has already participated in Angels Among Us, Prosperity Town Hall Exhibit and currently the Tap Cabinet. She continues her year’s commitment to painting on Yupo. She is looking forward to the fall season and all it brings to creative thinking

Contact Adelia directly to purchase.


Artist Bio

Photo of artist: Adelia Shirer Ruth

​​Adelia Shirer Ruth, native of Georgetown SC, worked with Ilona Smithkin of New York, studying impressionistic art. She has also studied with Anna Kay Singley, Nancy Bourne, Wanda Coleman, Pat Weaver, Briget O'Conner, Lee Mont and, more recently, perspective with Anne Hightower-Patterson White. Adelia's watercolor won 3rd Place in the Newberry SC Agricultural Expo Expedition in 2012. Her watercolor was juried into the SC State Fair Exhibit of the Arts. In 2013 she won 2nd Place in the Amateur Division of the SC State Fair and in 2014, 2016 and 2017 was juried into the prestigious Artfields of Lake City SC. In 2015 the 2014 Artfields painting won 1st Place in the North Charleston Arts Festival. In 2016 her entry "Arts My Bag" watercolor won 3rd Place and was purchased by the City of North Charleston. In the last 8 years, Adelia's art has exhibited and sold in many arts and crafts festivals across SC. Her art is currently shown at the Elegant of Lake City SC, The Gallery of Newberry SC, the Added Touch of Saluda SC, and the Newberry Hospital. Adelia and her husband, the Reverend Devon Ruth, now live in Saluda SC.

You can reach her by clicking HERE.

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