Roo Waterhouse – Painter of Ordinary Things
Roo is a figurative artist based at Northlight Art Studios in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. Roo likes to observe and contemplate the (extra)ordinary things of everyday life, celebrating the significance of our treasured possessions with original oil paintings.
Roo specialises in bespoke ‘Shelf-Portrait’ oil paintings.
Her paintings are currently on show with The Yorkshire Gallery, Halifax, Nicholas Bowlby Gallery in Sussex, and Frivoli Gallery in Chiswick, London. Her work is collected and commissioned country-wide.
Roo’s ‘Shelf-Portrait’ paintings are a colourful glimpse into individual lives – little personal poems, celebrating the significance of our treasured books.
Her ‘Significant Accumulation’ paintings reflect the personal histories held within our familiar quotidian ‘belongings’: