About

‘Morris Minor’ ©rsw2019 12×24″ oil on canvas

Roo Waterhouse is a figurative artist based in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.

Roo’s oil paintings observe and contemplate the ordinary tools of everyday life. They celebrate the significance of our treasured possessions and the histories they hold.

Roo specialises in Bespoke Shelf-Portrait oil paintings. These novel and intriguing Shelf-Portrait paintings show cherished books gathered together on bookshelves. They are little personal poems which celebrate the significance of our treasured libraries. A colourful glimpse into individual lives.

The Odyssey ©rsw2018 12×24″ oil on canvas
‘Friendly Fork’ ©rsw2016 48×48″ oil on canvas

Roo’s paintings are currently on show with:

The Yorkshire Gallery, Halifax;

Nicholas Bowlby Gallery in Sussex (also at the London Affordable Art Fairs);

Frivoli Gallery in Chiswick, London.

Her work is collected and commissioned country-wide.

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