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Current Memberships

Member of The Peak District Artisans
Banks Mill Studio Associate Member
Professional Membership of SAA, Society for all Artists.-Co-running the Derbyshire SAA Regional Art Group.

Current Gallery Representation

St John Street Gallery, Ashbourne, Derbyshire.
Hall Of Frames, Belper.
Two Birds Gallery, Castle Donington,
Longnor Craft Centre, Staffordshire
Suki Gallery, Tutbury, Staffordshire
Cromford Studio and Gallery, Derbyshire.
West Studios, Chesterfield.
Bonningtons, Sutton Bonington, Leicestershire
Out Framed, Ripley
The Book Shop, Belper
Dayspring Gallery, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia


Selected Exhibitions

2003: Wodonga Tafe, ‘Head Way Art Prize’ (Winner 1st Prize)
2004: Art space, Wodonga, ‘Praxis’
2004: Creators Gallery, ‘On the Border’
2004: Creators Gallery, Murray Arts ‘Flow’
2006: Ruby Palette Albury, ‘Transition’ Solo Exhibition.
2007: Ruby Palette Albury, ‘Anything but Grey’ Solo Exhibition.
2004 & 2007: Art Space, Wodonga, ‘Hume Building Society Arts Wodonga Acquisitive award’
2007: Artists’ Studios, Parramatta, Sydney, ‘My Backyard’
2007: Albury Regional Gallery, ‘Fleming Muntz Albury Art Prize’
2007: Cumberland Pencil Factory, Keswick, ‘Derwent Pencil Calendar Exhibition’
2007: Wodonga Plant Farm, Wodonga, ‘Stage 4 Images of the Drought’
2007: Creators Gallery, Wodonga, ‘Two Poms and a Paintbrush’
2007: Wodonga Plant Farm Wodonga, ‘Watercolour Wonders’
2007-2008: Bright Art Gallery, ‘Autumn Open Exhibition’
2008: Touring Galleries of Victoria, Melbourne, ‘Cancer Council Exhibition’
2009: Rutherglen, ‘Women in art’
2011: Tarpey Gallery Castle Donington 'Midland Open Exhibition'
2012: Vibe Gallery, London, 'Desperate Artwives'
2012: Moss Gallery, Norway, '#twitterartexhibit'
2012: Crocus Gallery, Nottingham, ‘Open exhibition’.
2012: The Treatplace Crich, Solo Exhibition.
2012-2013, 2016: Belper Art Trail,
2012: July/September/November Allestree Park Farm, Pop up Gallery
2012: December, Winter Wonderland Studio 61 Gallery
2013: Exhale Gallery, Los Angeles ‘#twitterartexhibt’
2013: The Beetroot Tree, Erewash Open.
2013: Nottingham Contemporary, ‘52 Artists 4 Bulwell Project’
2013: Friar Gate Studios, Derby, ‘Banks Mill Exhibition’
2013-2014: Derby Royal Hospital, air arts, ‘Flourish’
2013-2015: Studio 61 Gallery, Matlock, Solo Exhibitions,
2014: Orlando Florida, ‘#twitterartexhibit’
2014: DH Lawrence Heritage, Eastwood, ‘The Route of the Ripley Rattlers’
2014: Shipley Country Park, Solo Exhibition.
2014: Erewash Museum, Ilkeston, ‘Anything but Grey’ Solo Exhibition.
2014-2017: Cromford Studio and Gallery, Solo Exhibitions.
2014-2017: Greenman Gallery, Buxton Spa Prize.
2015: Sock Gallery, Loughborough Sock Fair, Preview Exhibition
2015: Moss Gallery, Norway, “twitterartexhibit”
2015: The Rook, Hartington, Solo Exhibition.
2015: Banks Mill, Derby, Solo Exhibition.
2015: Nottingham Society of Artists Gallery, ‘Contours’
2015 - 2016: Buxton Museum, Derbyshire Open Art Competition.
2015: Wivenhoe House, University of Essex, Argentum August - October exhibition.
2015: The Buzz Gallery, Castle Donington, Solo Exhibition.
2015: Number 28 Belper, November, Solo Exhibition.
2015: White Moose Gallery, Barnstable, UK 'Project Afterbirth' October / November
2015: Goldsmiths University, London, Procreate Project.
2016: Trygve Lie Gallery, New York, NY 'twitterartexhibit'
2016: Leabrooks Art Complex, Joint Exhibition 'Mixed Media' July.
2016: The Gallery Sutton Bonington, October - November. Solo Exhibition.
2016: Old Station Gallery, Open Exhibition September - October.
2016: Cromford Mill Gallery, ‘Views from the Valley' October- November. Solo Exhibition.
2017: Deda, Derby. Solo Exhibition January - March. Solo Exhibition.
2017: St John Street Gallery, Solo Exhibition, March. Solo Exhibition.
2017: Royal Derby Hopsital, Ten, Air Arts March, Joint
2017: The Nicholson Institute Leek Peak District Artisans Joint Exhibition.

Reviews

2007: Radio Interview - ABC National Jonathan Wright.
2007: TV Coverage - Prime Local News, to access: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORWWpB-bHaY
2006: Bordermail ‘Artworks Anything but Grey’ by Laura Kinealy.
2007: Twin City Post ‘Poms brush off their old life and embrace the new’ by David Thorpe.
2007: Bordermail ‘Artists work to be sold for drought relief fundraiser’ by Victoria McDonald.
2007: Twin City Post ‘Lasting Impressions.’ by David Thorpe.
2007: The Land ‘Seeing beauty behind dry horror.’ by Penny watts.
2012: Derby Telegraph 'Chance to Exhibit in London'
2012: Belper News 'Desperate Artwives May Exhibit in London Gallery'
2012: Belper News 'Artists Picked for London Show'
2012: Country Images Magazine Gallery Month. September Issue.
2012: SAA Magazine ‘Networking Girls’
2012: Artists and Illustrator Magazine p. 24: August. Advert for Artist of the year
2012: All Things Local Featured Artist October Edition.
2013: ArtsBeat Magazine ‘More Than Just Friends’ February Edition.
2013: Derbyshire Life magazine 'A Belper Staycation' June Edition
2013: ArtsBeat magazine 'Painting Between the Lines' August Edition.
2014: SAA Magazine ‘My Favourite Colour’
2014: ‘Ruth Rattles Back from Down Under’ Reflections Magazine April Edition.
2014: ‘Exhibition Portrays Ups and Down of Tram Route 100 Years On’ Derby Telegraph 28th March.
2014: Radio Derby, Interview with Andy Potter
2014: Radio Derby, Interview with Sally Pepper.
2015: Radio Derby, Interview with Andy Potter.
2016: Belper Alternative News Interview
2016: Belper News, 16th March Interview.
2016: Country Images, July Front Cover.


Articles Written by Ruth Gray

2006: Australian Artist Magazine, How did you paint that?
2007: Artist Palette Magazine, ‘How an Idea Became an Exhibition’
2007: Australian Artist Magazine, ‘Beyond Reasonable Drought’
2008: Australian Artist Magazine, ‘How to use computers for your art.’
2008: Australian Artist Magazine, ‘Albury Wodonga Artist Society.’

Publications
Earth Pathways Diary 2016- Front Cover and page 106.
Earth Pathways Calendar- Front Cover.

Creative Employment

2004-2006: Art Space Wodonga Council, Invigilator
2004: Art Space Wodonga Council, Functions Officer.
2003-2009: Albury / Wodonga Artist Society, Publicity Officer.
2012- 2016: Blog Writer for Studio 61 Gallery and Gallery2Gallery PR.
2013 - Present: PR for Cromford Studio and Gallery
2014: Social Media for Derbyshire Open Arts
2014: Member of Steering Committee Art in the Round Derby College
2014 - Present: The Old Station Gallery, Invigilator.
2015 - Present: Purple and Grey #Network #Learn #Create