Ruth's interest in painting followed three years training in Design at the Leicester College of Art.
She has exhibited in many national and local exhibitions and galleries, and has had ten one‑person shows. Her work is in both public and private collections. She taught sculpture and painting at Leicester University Sculpture Group for Visually Impaired which later became Embrace Arts.
Other societies & associations:
Leicester Society of Artists
Pastel Society from 1971 until 1986.