Ruth was born in Detroit, Michigan and comes from an artistic family; her great grandfather, grandfather and mother were all professional artists. She has been creating art since her first memories and has continued throughout her life. Ruth has experimented with many mediums including pottery, oil painting, watercolor, life drawing, jewelry making, basket weaving and loom weaving.
Ruth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and almost completed a second degree in the fine arts while working and raising her two daughters. Since retiring from 35 years of nursing, Ruth has been creating art full time. Currently working as a full time printmaker, she has been accepted
Ruth has also been using her artistic abilities to give back to the community, including
teaching art classes at a local nursing home and volunteering at Reach Art Studio. She
has also donated numerous prints to non-profit organizations to raise money at
charitable events and art equipment to schools that are in need. In 2011, she was a
member of the Baren Art group that used their prints to raise money for Japan after
the Tohoku tsunami. Ruth loves to donate her time and energy towards helping make
her community, and the world, a better and more beautiful place.
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