Inspired by World Cultures, Tom Ruthz Creates Art You Must See to Believe

Get up close and personal with art inspired by other worlds at this opening reception! On Saturday, June 22nd, Bisong Art Gallery will host a reception in honor of artist Tom Ruthz’s newest exhibit at the gallery. Don’t miss it this weekend in Houston!

Tom Ruthz is a Brazilian artist originally from Rio de Janeiro. Ruthz began his career as a painter focusing primarily in fine arts. He is also well-known for portraits, paintings of horses, urban scenes, seascapes and African tribal art. Several of Ruthz’s paintings have been well-received in the art community and added to private collections.

Although he has never received formal training, Ruthz has been painting professionally since 1988, and later teaching fine art painting. Throughout his career, he has received many awards at various competitions in Brazil, Italy, and other countries.

Ruthz relocated to Sao Paulo in 1994. He taught painting and drawing for many years at various art galleries in Sao Paulo, including in his own studio. He also taught courses and workshops in the cities of Salvador (Bahia Brazil), Rio de Janeiro, Amsterdam, Miami, and Sarasota. While living in Amsterdam, Ruthz showcased his work in the Netherlands, Germany, England, France, and other European countries.

Join the Bisong Art Gallery for an opening reception honoring Tom Ruthz this Saturday! The reception will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Admission is free. For more information about the gallery, visit

Even though The Augusta Apartments in Houston, Texas provides you with all of the comfort, convenience, and entertainment you could possibly desire, we encourage our residents to venture outside of our apartment community and explore all that the city has to offer!

Event Time/Date:
Saturday, June 22, 2019—5:00 PM

Event Venue Location:
Bisong Art Gallery
1305 Sterrett Street
Houston, Texas 77002

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