Painting Statement

David Ridgway's oil painted landscapes reflect a joy, love and understanding for his environment. Whether painting plein aire or in his studio, his images of the hills, valleys, boats, and houses of the San Juan's and Skagit counties are an appreciative expression of the beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

David pares the landscape down to interlocking colored shapes and paints these shapes in bold colors. He expresses his love of form, in particular of the gable as seen in the barns, farmhouses and summer cottages of the Skagit Flats or the San Juan Islands.

Many of the paintings continue to investigate the relationship between man and the rural and sub rural landscape. Architectural and atmospheric elements are prominent.

All works are framed by the artist.

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Big Yellow Barn

Painting by David Ridgway

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Islandia

Painting by David Ridgway

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Cienfuegos

Painting by David Ridgway

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Pink Plymouth

Painting by David Ridgway

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Late March, Elde's

Painting by David Ridgway

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Westside

Painting by David Ridgway

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Samish in Summer

Painting by David Ridgway

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Red House on Guard

Painting by David Ridgway

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Malcolm and Argyle

Painting by David Ridgway

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Five Clouds Friday Harbor

Painting by David Ridgway

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Fairhaven

Painting by David Ridgway

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Elde's in Blue

Painting by David Ridgway

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Elde's

Painting by David Ridgway

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Blue Shed Flats

Painting by David Ridgway

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Barn Barn Shed

Painting by David Ridgway

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Argyle with White Sloop

Painting by David Ridgway

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Farm and Yellow Pickup

Painting by David Ridgway

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Teal 53, Havana

Painting by David Ridgway

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Red Skiff, White Skiff

Painting by David Ridgway

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