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ember 3, 2021


“My paintings are a spontaneous occurrence, born of experience, but maturing reflexively in the process of creation. My technique is controlled improvisation. Gravity is my medium. Images are caught with intent”.

Photo: Audrey Durrell For Trend Magazine 2021


In Santa Fe, New Mexico the artist is represented by Ventan blocks from

In business for 38 years, Ventana Fine Art has occupied an reputation as one of the Southwest's premier exhibition spa American painting and sculpture. It is a destination

This voluminous sun-filled gallery opens to two i and visitors are welcomed seven days from the rea

Viewers can see a Facebook live intervie which will then be poste

The artist will be present in the galler

400 Canyon Road, Santa Fe, NM 505-983-8815


na Fine Art which she considers her “home” gallery as it is only m her studio.

historic schoolhouse on Canyon Road for the last 25. With a aces, the stunning gallery represents the best in contemporary n for art lovers and collectors from around the globe.

inviting, beautifully landscaped sculpture gardens, s a week. It is accessible for wheelchairs ar parking lot.

ew at 5pm MST on Thursday, September 2, ed to the Ventana website.

ry 4-6 pm on Friday, September 3, 2021.

5 | 800-746-8815 www.VentanaFineArt.com


Photo: Jo Ellen Thompson

Ridgeway is acclaimed for her unusual pouring technique developed over the last four decades. It is best explained in this short film.


Recent Awards: In January 2021 Ridgeway received the Michelangelo International Prize in Rome, Italy. Other awards include: 2020 DaVinci Prize, Top 60 International Contemporary Masters by Art Tour International Magazine and the Oxford University Alumnae Award at Chianciano Museum in Florence, Italy. Selected Collections & Books: The Mayo Clinic, Federal Reserve Bank and the John Deere Corporate Collections are amongst Ridgeway’s many permanent public placements. Numerous books feature her work, such as: Encyclopedia Art Universal 2021, Art Folio 2020, International Contemporary Masters, and 100 Southwest Contemporary Masters. Exhibitions: Global exhibitions in 80+ museums, universities and galleries, including: Palais Royale, Paris, Embassy of Madagascar and the inaugural London Art Biennale. Recent Publications | feature and/or cover Dwell Time Press, Apero Magazine, ARTERY NYC Magazine, the High End Magazine, Monk Magazine, UK, ArtFolio 2020, LandEscape Art Review UK and Periferal ARTeries Magazine, UK. Click here for a film on her largest public commission.


“Paradigm One” acrylic with gold on canvas 62 x 50 inches


“Paradigm Two” acrylic with copper on canvas 58 x 40 inches


“Fusion” Acrylic on canvas 52 x 66 inches


“Red Sky at Morning” Acrylic on canvas 48 x 50 inches

Ridgeway selected this painting for the cover of her newest coffee-table book which is available At Ventana Fine Art


“High Desert Spring” acrylic on canvas 48 x 52 inches


“In the Wind” acrylic on canvas 30 x 38 inches Opposite: “A Day at the Beach” acrylic on canvas 60 x 50 inches


“Jitterbug with Red” acrylic on canvas 66 x 44 inches


“Magma Rising” acrylic on canvas 52 x 50 inches


“Portals I—IV” each c


canvas 20 x 20 inches


“Coherence” acrylic on canvas 54 x 44 inches


“Along the River of Life” acrylic on canvas 46 x 46 inches


“Summer Romance” acrylic on canvas 48 x 40 inches


“Temperatures Rising” acryl


lic on canvas 34 x 72 inches


“The Flames of Passion” acrylic on linen 75 x 54 inches


“Emergence II” acrylic on canvas 68 x 46 inches


“Fandango” acrylic on c


canvas 46 x 30 inches


“Garden in the Rain” acrylic on linen 58 x 42 inches


“Deep Summer” acrylic on canvas 60 x 50 inches


“Birth of the Blues” acrylic on linen 80 x 64 inches


“Copper Canyon” acrylic


on canvas 52 x 66 inches


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"Paradigm" by Bette Ridgeway at Ventana Fine Art  

Opening on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, Ventana Fine Art in Santa Fe presents "Paradigm" by Bette Ridgeway. The show extends through Sunday Sept....

"Paradigm" by Bette Ridgeway at Ventana Fine Art  

Opening on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, Ventana Fine Art in Santa Fe presents "Paradigm" by Bette Ridgeway. The show extends through Sunday Sept....

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