Photography by Ferini Media

Recent Work

‘I find Ruth’s workshops immensely enjoyable. She’s helped me to achieve some lovely pieces of work by demonstrating the techniques step by step, giving me lots of help and advice and so much encouragement. Ruth is a really gifted teacher who is a real pleasure to be with.’

Gwen Davenport

Ruth Wharrier

Botanical and Natural History painting and illustration. Watercolour, gouache and pen & ink on paper and vellum. Harpsichord soundboard decoration using 17th/18th-century historical painting techniques. Printmaking. Teacher. Commissions welcome.

Art in the Garden Drawing Day

The Red House Aldeburgh

September in the Red House garden provides many
inspiring subjects for sketching. As late summer turns
into autumn,the garden reveals its seasonal palette.

Join artist and experienced tutor, Ruth Wharrier, for
guidance in selecting subjects and drawing outdoors in
his free event. Participants will need to bring a sketchbook
or drawing board and paper together with sketching
materials (e.g. graphite pencils, drawing pens, travel
watercolour set.)

Saturday 12th September 11.30am – 12.30pm
Saturday 12th September 1.30pm – 2.30pm

Booking essential. Please let reception know when
you arrive.

‘Bugs and Blossoms’ Exhibition

Waveney & Blythe Arts

Exhibition of paintings, prints, sculptures and craftwork that celebrate the beauty and diversity of nature. Artists include Ruth Wharrier, Kate Batchelor and Mark Ward. 7th – 29th September 11-4pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday only. Preview – Saturday 7th September 1-4pm Ferini Art Gallery, 27-29 All Saints Road. Pakefield. Lowestoft. NR33 0JL.

Art Awards

Ruth is advisor for The Arts Council Arts Award scheme. Arts Award offers national qualifications through Trinity College, London, that enable anyone up to the age of 25 to progress into further education and employment. Young people not only gain art form knowledge and understanding, but leadership, creativity and communication skills. The framework is flexible and embraces all interests and abilities. Ruth can be approached by schools, organisations and parents who wish their children or young people to work towards an award. For more details visit or contact Ruth on 07722 015847.