Doug Rugh & Hillary Osborn show

on February 17, 2006

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Doug Rugh

Doug Rugh (rü) was born in Berlin (1964) and spent his childhood in the Middle East where his father was an American diplomat. As a teenager he apprenticed to artisans in Cairo , Egypt and studied painting and sculpture at the Putney School in Vermont . Doug attended the Maryland Institute College of Art before studying at the Schuler School of Fine Arts in Baltimore , an atelier which specializes in the materials and methods of the old masters. He worked as a scientific illustrator at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts where both of his grandfathers did scientific research before completing his BFA at the Rhode Island School of Design with highest honors.
Since then Rugh has created original works of art for such clients as Barnes and Noble, Microsoft, Prudential, The New York Times, Reader's Digest, Newsweek and The Washington Post. Commissioned work appeared regularly in print, on book and magazine covers as well as in numerous publications. He now devotes his time to creating fine art for galleries and accepting portrait commissions. Rugh is one award shy of the designation "Copley Master" and his paintings range in price from $600 for a plein air sketch to $15,000 for a large studio work.


"A Good Vintage"
oil, 14"x11"


"Below the Light"
oil, 12"x9"

"Self Portrait"
oil, 12"x9"

"Cranberry Bog"
oil, 24"x30"
"Sandwich Grist Mill"
oil, 9"x12"
"Swallows at Bourne Farm"
oil, 9"x12"
"Pick of the Day"
oil, 11"x14"
"Sunset, Megansett"
oil, 16"x20"
"Inner Harbor"
oil, 9"x12"
"Setting Sun"
oil, 16"x20"
"Hospital Cove Boat Houses "
oil, 8"x14"
oil, 18"x24"
oil, 20"x16"
"Girl in Violet"
oil, 7"x5"
"Corner of the Commons"
oil, 36"x18",


Hillary Osborn

Hillary Osborn, a Cape Cod native, received her BFA from University of Massachusetts at Amherst and her MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro . Currently living in Pocasset , MA . Ms. Osborn works at her studio at the Cataumet Arts Center . During a period of study in the summer of 1994 Ms.Osborn was in New York City at the New York Studio School where she studied with Graham Nickson and John Dubrow. It was here that she developed an interest in landscape painting. Classes were held in Central Park for a three week period with excursions to the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. After that experience she finished her masters degree in North Carolina concentrating on urban landscapes as her subject matter.
After school Ms. Osborn moved to the Cape to be with her family. Since then she has received numerous awards for her work including Honorable Mention from Art Calendar Magazine, she was a finalist in 1999 for the Artists Magazine's annual art competition and was selected as an emerging artist by Cape Cod Life Magazine in the same year. She has received recognition from the Cape Cod Arts Association and the Falmouth Artists' Guild. Her works have been on exhibit in New York City , North Carolina and throughout Cape Cod . Her paintings have been described as painterly and expressionistic with influences from Richard Diebenkorn to Fairfield Porter. Her work can be seen at Keogh & Riehlman Fine Art in New York City , the Charles-Baltivik Gallery in Provincetown , Gallery 333 in North Falmouth , Woods Hole Gallery in Woods Hole and The Cape Gallery Framer in Falmouth .
Hillary Osborn has taught painting and drawing classes at the Falmouth Artists' Guild and the Cataumet Arts Center . She also has been active on the Board of Directors at the Falmouth Artists' Guild, working on the education committee and the annual arts auction. She has participated in Career Day at the Falmouth High School for students interested in the arts. She is a member of the Copley Society in Boston , MA and the Provincetown Art Association in Provincetown, MA.


"Cataumet Winter"
oil, 6"x8"
"Cranberry Harvest"
oil, 8"x10"
"Cotuit Barn"
oil, 9"x12"
"Marsh in Autumn"
oil, 18"x24"
"Pilgrim Lake"
oil, 8"x10"
"In the Reeds, Little Island"
oil, 30"x36"
"Laying Low"
oil, 9"x12"
oil, 9"x12"
"Monhegan Island"
oil, 15"x19"
"Sailing to Provincetown"
oil, 8"x12"
"Resting at Low Tide"
oil, 9"x14"
"Tea and Chocolates"
oil, 10"x16"
"Tangerines and Flowers"
oil, 8"x10"
"Spiral Clouds"
oil, 8"x10"
"Sippewisset Light"
oil, 20"x30"
"In Bloom"
oil, 10"x8"
"Whitehead, Monhegan"
oil, 12"x8"