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Maruta Racenis has exhibited throughout the United States and is the recipient of numerous awards.
Her work is included in corporate and private collections. Maruta lives in Richmond, VA.

Riga, Latvia - US Citizen

Rochester Institute of Technology (MFA), Rochester, NY
SUNY College at Buffalo (BS), Buffalo, NY
University of Siena and Institute of Fine Arts Siena, Italy

Teaching Experience
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Richmond VA
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Richmond Public Schools, Richmond, VA
Fairport Public Schools, Fairport, NY
Rochester Public Schools, Rochester, NY
Elmira Public Schools, Elmira, NY

Awards and Prizes
Art in the Embassies Program, 2005-Present
Watercolor USA Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, MO; Patron Purchase Award: 2010, 2006, 2000, 1996.
MPSG 72nd Exhibit, Washington, DC; Third Prize, Drawing
MFA Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD; American Landscape, Judge's Choice
Central VA Art Guild, Charlottesville, VA; Awards, 2003. 2000, 1999
West Bank Art Guild, New Orleans, LA; Excellence Award
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY; Museum Purchase Prize
Print Club of Rochester, Rochester, NY; Members' Presentation Prize

Capital One, Richmond VA
Owens and Minor, Richmond, VA
Try-Me, Royall Collection Richmond, VA
EC Dunnegan Gallery of Art, Bolivar, MO
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Feltner Community Foundation, Winchester, VA
Numerous Private Collections

Represented By
Nichols Gallery, Barboursville, VA
Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA

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