8'x8" oil & cold wax on canvas
by Ruth Andre
I live in an area where the miners came from all over the world to find gold during the Gold Rush era. Quartz Mountain had gold and the Rancheria Creek to move the ore down the mountain to be processed. The men that traversed the mountains surrounding the valley were strong and spirited. I think of them as being brave to leave their home countries and the people they loved to foster their dream to find gold. Thinking of those that came in search for gold has made for, "A Painting Day".