Ruth has resided in Palm Beach County for 35 years. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History and interned at the Chicago Art Institute in the Print and Drawing Department . She worked as Curator at Landfall Press and Assistant Director of the Phyllis Kind Gallery in Chicago, as well as owned Little Pond Gallery on Orr’s Island, Maine. Ruth is involved with The Center for Child Counseling in Florida, along with Families First in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Ruth currently makes one of a kind purses, jewelry and fiber pieces.