A native New Yorker currently residing in Florida, Ruth is an accomplished fine arts painter and mixed media artist.  She has studied classical drawing and painting and abstract expressionism, and works in a variety of other mediums including printmaking, photography, filmmaking and jewelry design. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hunter College, NY, and has attended the Art Students League of NY, Parsons School of Design, the NYU Film Certificate Program, and the School of Visual Arts. 
 
Ruth has exhibited her work in solo and group shows throughout the North and Southeast, and her art is displayed in corporate and private collections throughout the US and Canada. Corporate collections include the Intercontinental Hotels, AT&T, The Swiss Bank Corp., The Marriott, McDonalds, and Sullivan & Cromwell.

"As an artist, my goal is to communicate the essential nature of the psyche and express a vision of beauty both raw and elegant, for my viewers, and for myself".

Artist Statement:

"As an artist, my goal is to communicate the essential nature of the psyche and express a vision of beauty both raw and elegant, for my viewers, and for myself".

Website:  www.ruthsharton.com

 

Select Group Exhibitions
 
2017              Chrysalis - A Time of Change, DBA Artist Entrepreneurial Institute Art                                        Exhibition,  Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2017              Masur Museum of Art 54th Annual Juried Competition, Monroe, Georgia
2017              The Heart of Delray Gallery, Delray Beach, FL
2017              Jurors Recognition Award, Boca Raton Museum of Art Artists Guild Gallery                              Juried Group Exhibition
2017              artBRAVO!, ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2016              Boca Raton Museum of Art Wolgin Auditorium – Artists’ Guild Signature                                    Members’ Juried Exhibition
2016              BIG: Big Bold Art, ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2016              Jurors’ Recognition Award - Boca Raton Museum of Art: Artists’ Guild at FAU                          Living RoomTheaters, Boca Raton, FL
2016              Extraordinary 6x6, Cornell Art Museum, Delray Beach, FL
2016              RedEye: Reality Reimagined, ArtServe Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2016              Boca Raton Museum of Art: Artists’ Guild Gallery, Monthly Juried Exhibitions
2012              Red Dot, Miami FL
2012              Art Expo, Javits Center NYC
2011              Artist’s Expo Javits Center NYC
2011              LIC Arts Open
2010              Long Island City Open Studios
2009              Long Island City Open Studios
2006-2008    Juvenal Reis Studios Open Studios LIC, NY
2005              Breath of Light, Omni Gallery, Uniondale LI
2004              Omni Gallery Group Show, Uniondale, LI
2002-2005     Long Island City Open Studios, LIC, NY
 
Select Solo Exhibitions
 
1988                Frank Bernarducci Gallery, New York
1987                Pleiades Gallery, New York
                        First Women’s Bank, New York
 
Select Corporate Collections
 
Peabody Corporate Interiors, MA
Bloomingdales, FL
InterContinental Hotels, CA
AT&T Corporation, NY
The Swiss Bank, NY
McDonalds, OH
Hannoch Weissmann, NJ
Applied Data Research, NJ
Marriott Hotel, NY
Maurice Villency, NY
Gilberg Interiors, NY
Sullivan Cromwell, NY
Konigsberg, Wolf & Co., P.C., NY
 
Work in Publications
 
2012                 International Contemporary Artists, Vol. IV, ICA Publishing, NY           
2008                 500 Pendants & Lockets, Lark Books, 2008, p. 297, Marsh Drawing 2007

Education
 
BA Hunter College, NY, 1973
The Art Students League of NY, 1975-79
New York University Film Certificate Program, NY 1977
The School of Visual Arts, NY, 1986-88