Ruth Lull - Imagery from Nature
Ruth Lull - Imagery from Nature

Ruth Lull


B.A.  (Art),  Barat College, Lake Forest, Illinois
M.A. (Studio Arts), Villa Schifanoia Graduate School of Fine Arts, Florence, Italy
M.A. (Art History), University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts

Solo and Featured Exhibits:   (Selected Listing)
Pleiades Gallery, New York, New York:  Solo Shows, 2014, 2013, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002,1999,1997, 1995, 1993,  1991, 1989,  1983
Howard Conn Fine Arts Gallery@Plymouth Congregational Church, Minneapolis, MN "Natural Selections"2009
Riverfrount Arts Center, Stevens Point, WI "Bigger than Life", 2007
Washburn Historical Museum and Cultural Center, Washburn WI: Solo Show, 1998
Uihlein Peter’s Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Solo Show, 1995
Madeline Island Art Guild, La Pointe, Madeline Island, Wisconsin  Solo Show 1995
Hagoromo College, Osaka, Japan,  Solo Show 1991
Wisconsin Academy Gallery, Madison, WI: "Paintings from the North Country”, 1990
Northland College, Ashland, WI: Solo Shows,  1992,  1988
Adagio Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York: “Grand Illusions”  1983, Solo Show,  1984
Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ: “Realist Imagery” (Five artists), 1980
Fairleigh Dickenson University, Hackensack, New Jersey: Solo Show 1980
Springfield College,  Springfield, Massachusetts:  Solo Shows, 1976 and 1970
Image Gallery, Stockbridge, Massachusetts:  Three Artists, Drawing Exhibition, 1970
Borgia Gallery, Elms College, Chicopee, Massachusetts: Three Artists, 1979 and 1973
Mazzuchelli Gallery, Florence, Italy:  Solo Show, 1965


Group Exhibitions:
Union de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba, Pinar del Rio, Cuba, “Cultural Exchange Exhibit”, 1999
Gallerie Roessler, Munich, Germany, 1999
Foster Gallery, University of Wisconsin, EauClaire  "WISCONSIN: Landscape", 2003
Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin: “Only at Night” 1996  “Four by Four”, 1996
Seraphim Gallery, Englewood, New Jersey:  “Summer Fantasy”,  1986
Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,  1986
Pleiades Gallery, New York, New York: “Ten Artists”.  1985
AARG, New York, New York: “Past/ Post/ Future”, curated by Robert Atkins, 1985
Lever House, New York, New York: “Images and Symbols”, 1985
Pleiades Gallery, New York, New York: “Fire and Ice”, 1984
Art Place, Teaneck, New Jersey: “Love Objects”, 1984
H.B. Altman / The New York Design Center, New York, New York, 1984
Lever House, New York, New York: “Salute to Women in the Arts”, 1983 and 1980
Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York: “In the Kitchen”, 1983
Warner Communications Gallery, Rockefeller Plaza, New York, New York, 1981
Bergen Museum, Paramus, New Jersey: Affiliate Painters, 1981
North Salem Gallery, Westchester, New York,   1983, 1982 and 1981
Bergen Record Corporation, Hackensack, New Jersey: Affiliate painters,   1981
Nabisco World Headquarters, East Hanover, New Jersey: “Surface and Forms”,  1981
United States Customs House Gallery, World Trade Center, New York, New York, 1981
Newark Museum of Art, Newark, New Jersey: Affiliate Painters, 1978
Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey: Affiliate Painters, 1978

Juried Exhibitions:
Tweed Museum, University Minnesota Duluth: Art in a Cold Climate 1999
Tweed Museum, University Minnesota Duluth: Contemporary Artists Series 1997
Washburn Museum, Washburn, Wisconsin  CBAC Juried Exhibition.   Best of Show Award,  1995
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York: “New Artists”,  1981
Katonah Gallery, Westchester, New York:  “For Real with Jack Beal” 1981
James Streets Commons Art Exhibition, Newark, New Jersey:  Best of Show Award,  1981 
National Art Center/ Soho, New York, New York, 1980
Bergen Museum, Paramus, New Jersey: National Society of Painters and Sculptors, 1980
Silvermine Guild, New Canaan, Connecticut: New England Juried Exhibition, 1980, 1976
Westfield State College, Westfield, Massachusetts: National Juried Exhibition, 1973,  1972, and 1971
Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield Massachusetts:  Berkshire Art Association,  1968
Wadsworth Athaneum, Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, National Juried Exhibit, 1968
G.W.V. Smith Museum, Springfield, Massachusetts: Springfield Art League, National Juried Exhibition  
       1972   First Prize ,     1975    Honorable Mention
Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts: Springfield Art League, National Juried Exhibition,  1967      
     Steiger Award

Massachusetts Council on Arts and Humanities / Traveling Exhibition:“Young Talent”
        Boston Government Center, Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Berkshire Museum, 1967

Professional Leadership
      Member, Board of Directors, Wisconsin Arts Board  1992--2003
            Secretary, Executive Board 1997-2003


Curator, Northland College Art Exhibitions:   
       Pastel”,  “Heartworks”,  “Something Bizarre”, “Animals, Beasts, and Critters”,  “The Spiritual Dimension”,  
           “ The Usual Suspects”   “Environment: Close at Hand/Far Afoot”

 Panelist / Juror
Chair, Wisconsin Arts Board Peer Panel for Individual Grants in Visual Arts  1995,  1993
 Chair, Wisconsin Arts Board Peer Panel for Artistic Program Support Grants  1997
 Juror,  National Park Artist-in-Residence Program,   Apostle Islands National Lakeshore 1996,  1995,  1994
 Juror, “Celebrate!  Women in the Arts” ,  Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, Minnesota  1995
 Panelist, McKnight / ARAC Individual Artist Fellowship Grants 2007
 Juror, Portal Wisconsin,  On-line Gallery  2000---


Teaching Experience

Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin, 1993---present  (Assistant Professor)
 Westfield State College, Westfield, Massachusetts, (Instructor)
 Elms College, Chicopee, Massachusetts, (Instructor)
 University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts (adjunct)
 Springfield College, Springfield, Massachusetts, (adjunct)

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