Charu Colorado (AKA Ruth Saturensky before 1975)
1026 Henry Street, #6, Ashland, OR 97520
(541) 482-6319
Charu@CharuColorado.com
www.charucolorado.com (art) -
www.creatingourlife.com (life coaching)

EDUCATION
1937-38 Colorado Women's College, Denver, CO. Art Scholarship
1938-40 Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
1940-41 Louise Paine Studio of Fine & Applied Art, Los Angeles, CA
1947-48 Herbert Jepson Art Institute
1957-60 Chouinard Art Institute
1974 Naropa Institute, Boulder, CO. Performance Art, Music Composition, and Buddhist Studies, 3 months/summer

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2004 Open Studio Colorado Retrospective, Ashland, OR
2000 Southern Oregon Art Council Open Studios, Ashland, OR: Site-specific Installation, "Lost and Found"
1993 City Art Works, Invitational, Ashland, OR: Paintings
1992 Portfolio Gallery, Long Beach, CA: Paintings
1990 Roark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA: Paintings
1987 San Francisco State University, Student Union, White Walls, San Francisco, CA: "Portraits From My Mind"
1985 586 Mateo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA: Paintings and Collages
1976 Clothing Gallery, Santa Monica, CA: Drawings
1975 Douvos Studio Gallery, Santa Monica, CA: Drawings
1970 Douvos Studio Gallery, Santa Monica, CA: Drawings
1968 Douvos Studio Gallery, Santa Monica, CA: Drawings
1967 Douvos Studio Gallery, Santa Monica, CA: Drawings
1965 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA: Collages and Drawings
1941 ENS Gallery, Los Angeles, CA: Animal Portraits

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2003 Broderick Gallery, Portland, Or - Mixed Media
2002 Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR, Crater Lake Centennial Exhibit - Installation
2001-04 Broderick Gallery, Portland, OR - Mixed Media
2001 Davis & Cline Gallery, Ashland, OR - Drawings and Sculpture
2000 Broderick Gallery, Portland, OR - Mixed Media
Scarlette Palette, Jacksonville, OR - Paintings
1999 Maude Kerns Gallery, Eugene, OR - Paintings
1998 Jega Gallery, Ashland, OR. - Paintings
Stevenson Union Gallery, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR. - Sculpture
1997 Claudia Chaplin Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA. - Mixed Media
1996 Graven Images Gallery, Ashland, OR: - Monoprints and Mixed Media Sculptures 2 artists - invitational.
1995 Rogue Gallery, Medford, OR, Conversant Images - Paintings, Invitational, 2 artists.
Associated Artists, Winston-Salem, NC: juried, "All Mixed Up" - mixed media.
Rogue Gallery, Medford, OR: "State of Jefferson," juried biennial - Painting.
1994 Rogue Gallery, Art Rental, Medford, OR - Paintings and Constructions.
1992 801 North Brand Gallery, Glendale, CA
1991-92 Peyton/Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM - Paintings
1990 McCarthy Gallery, Long Beach, CA
Williams Lamb Gallery, Long Beach, CA
1989 Douvos Studio Gallery, Santa Monica, CA - Paintings and Drawings
Wiseman Gallery, Rogue Community Colege, Grants Pass, OR, Invitational
1988 S.I.T.E., Culver City, CA, Juried
Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA, Stockton National IV
Gorman Fine Arts, Santa Monica, CA, Women's Caucus for Art
Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR: "Expressions of the Human Form," January 22-March 6, Invitational - Paintings
Venice Art Walk '88, A Juried Exhibition, Sponsored by the Southern California Women's Caucus for Art.
1987 Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA, Juried Annual Exhibition Second Award.
Art Source L.A., Los Angeles, CA, "Primarily Prime," Juried Exhibition, Paintings.
New Salon Gallery, Venice, CA,"Fringe Festival," Two Person Exhibition of Paintings.
Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA, "Julia Morgan Memorial."
L. A. County Museum of Art, Art Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, "Images and Illusions," Invitational.
1986 Eilat Gordin Gallery, West Hollywood, CA,"Artist's Liaison Competition," First Award.
Los Angeles Print Society, Los Angeles, CA, "Juror's Choice."
Art Store Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Group Snow
L. A. Art Core Gallery, San Diego, CA, 3 person, Invitational
1985 Thinking Eye Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, "Imagine There's A Future."
1977 Douvos Studio Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Studio Gallery Group Painting Show
1976 Association of Venice Artists, Venice, CA, Group Show
Gallery Venice, Venice, CA
Westside Jewish Community Center, Los Angeles, CA, Award Winners Invitational
1973 Douvos Studio Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1971 Kalamazoo Institute of Art, "66 Signs of Neon", curated by Noah Purifoy
Huntington Gallery, Knoxville, TN.
University of California Student Union Gallery, Berkeley, CA.
University of Southern California Ecumenical Center, Los Angeles, CA.
1970 Huntington Gallery, "66 Signs of Neon", Knoxville, TN, curated by Noah Purifoy
1968 Washington Gallery of Modern Art, "66 Signs of Neon," Washington, DC, curated by Noah Purifoy
1967 Watts Spring Festival, Los Angeles Renaissance of the Arts
1966 University of California, Student Union Gallery, "66 Signs of Neon," Berkeley, CA, curated by Noah Purifoy
1965 Newport Harbor Museum, Newport Beach, CA, Annual Juried Exhibition.
Long Beach Museum, Invitational
Long Beach State College, Annual Juried Exhibit
1964 Westwood Art Association, W.L.A., CA
1963 Westside Jewish Community Center, Los Angeles, CA, Award for Oil
Newport Harbor Museum, Annual Juried Show
1962 Fine Arts Gallery, San Diego, CA, Annual Juried Exhibition.
Frank Perls Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA, Gallery Artists' Exhibition.
Newport Harbor Museum, Annual Juried Show
1961 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, Juried Drawing Exhibition.
Frank Perls Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA, Gallery Artists' Exhibition.
1960 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, Annual Juried Exhibition, First Award, Oils
1959 San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA, Annual Juried Exhibition.

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
1987 Four week residency, Dorland Mountain Colony, Temecula, CA
1987 Palos Verdes Art Center, Juried Annual, 2nd Award
1986 Artist’s Liaison Competition, 1st Award, Eilat Gordon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1983 Eight week art residency, Dorland Mountain Colony, Temecula, CA
1960 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, Annual Juried Exhibition, 1st Award
1967 Artist in Residence, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece
1963 First Methodist Church, 1st Award
1963 Westside Jewish Community Center Art Gallery, Award, Oil Painting
1952 Architecture Commission to Create laminated dyed plastic screen for home of Dr. & Mrs. Sidney Silver of Brentwood, CA
1953 Architectural Commission to create laminated plastic and stained glass and wood frontice piece for fireplace in home of Dr. & Mrs. Sidney Silver of Brentwood, CA

SELECTED PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Dr./Mrs. Raymond Boron; Drexel, Burnham, Lambert, Inc.,; Mr. Given Eaton; Mrs. Jana Hackett; Dr. Bob Jacobs; Dr. Krishnamurti; Dr./Mrs. Sydney Silver; Shawnee Isaac-Smith; Josh Chrisant; and Price Waterhouse; Fran & Tim Orrok, Ashland, OR; David & Debra Zaslow, Ashland, OR; Shelly Simmons, Ashland, OR; Jean Johns, Ashland, OR; Sharon Dvora, Ashland, OR; Carol & James Young, Ashland, OR; Bill & Phyllis Patton, Olulla, WA; Ken Shores, Portland, OR; David & Cathleen Katz, Ashland, OR; Jonnie Zheutlin, Ashland, OR.

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Isaac Peterson Ashland Daily Tidings, Art Critic, 1/2001
Greenberg, Clement Prize Winning Artists, Allied Publications, Nashville, TN, 1962
Home Magazine Los Angeles Times, 5/13/56
Millier, Arthur "Art Parade Reviewed," art critic, Los Angeles Times, 4/41
Seldis, Henry Los Angeles Times, art critic, 8/21/60
Watson, Emmet Seattle Post Intelligencer, columnist, 10/11/63
Who's Who in American Art, 1966-1980

Charu Colorado (AKA Ruth Saturensky before 1975)