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Ruth spent 25 years raising her family and working in research, art and design. Since 1997 she has been a docent at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, leading tours in all departments including the Dead Sea Scrolls, art and archaeology. In parallel, she has been developing her own work as an artist and now creates sculptures, paintings, video art, photography and installation pieces. Ruth has exhibited and sold her art in Israel, Europe and North America.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020  Tempus Fugit, BY5 Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (curator Talia Tokatly)

2019  Nine Measures, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel (curator Hadassa Cohen)

2018  First Person Plural, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel (curator Rina Peled)

2017  Balfour at 100, Manchester Jewish Museum, UK (curator Rami Ozeri)

2017  Letters from my Grandparents, Gershman Gallery, Philadelphia, USA (curator Susan Isaacs; catalogue)

2016  Letters from my Grandparents, Small Fort, Terezin, Czech Republic (curator Miroslav Vasaly)

2016  Beyond Rubies, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel (curator Lena Zaidel; catalogue)

2016  Letters from my Grandparents, Ghetto Museum, Terezin, Czech Republic (curator Miroslav Vasaly)

2016  Letters from my Grandparents, Anne Frank Center USA, NY, USA (curator Rebecca Faulkner; catalogue)

2014  Women in Judaism, Marlis’ GalleryAttenweiler, Germany (curator Marlis Glaser)

2013  Fragments of Memory, Miklat LeOmanut Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel (curator Penina Frank)

2011  Habayit Hayehudi, Galleria HaAcheret, Holon, Israel (curator Avner Bar-Hama)

2011  Letters from my Grandparents, Yeshiva University Museum, NY, USA (curator Zach Levine)

2010  White Out, Artists’ House, Tel Aviv, Israel (curator Netta Na’aman; catalogue)

2010  Chelsea Fine Art Competition Winners, Agora Gallery, NY, USA (curator Angela De Bello; catalogue)

2007  Two Sisters, Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel (curators Avi Sebag, Yanai Segal; catalogue)

2007  New Members, Artists’ House, Jerusalem, Israel (curators Lena Zaidel, Oded Zaidel)

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 Perspectives 2021, CICA Museum, S. Korea

2020  Confrontation- Conversation, Cazadores Foundation, Buenos Aires, Argentina
(curators Andi Arnovitz, Mirta Kupfernac; catalogue)

2020  New Hang, Frankfurt Jewish Museum, Frankfurt, Germany (curator Eva Atlan; catalogue)

2020  Biennale for Art and Design, Tel-Aviv, Eretz Yisrael Museum, Tel-Aviv
(chief curators Enrietta Eliezer Bruner, Yuval Sa’ar; catalogue)

2019  Not in Heaven, Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art, Kol Haot Gallery, Hutzot Hayotzer,            Jerusalem  (curators Judy Cardozo, Susan Fraiman; catalogue)

2019  Agripas 12 Artists’ Book, Fresh Paint Fair, Bell Shafir Gallery, Tel-Aviv (curator Hagai Segev)

2019  Spinoza: the Marrano of Reason, Plein van Siena, Amsterdam, Holland (curator Bilha Zussman; catalogue)

2019  Cherchez la Femme: Wig, Burka, Wimple, Stadhaus-Ulm, Ulm, Germany (curator Karla Nierad: catalogue)

2019  Her Dress, Her Symbol, Antea Revisited, Marie Gallery & Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem
(curators Rita Mendes-Flor, Naomi Tannhauser; catalogue)

2019  Barbur 54, Alphabet Compound, Tel-Aviv (curator Hagit Kaisar)

2018  In-Print Art Book Fair, Hansen House, Jerusalem (curator Shosh Averbakh)

2018  Agripas 12 Artists’ Book, Chapter 2, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem (curator Shosh Averbakh)

2018  My Second Childhood: Outline Festival, YMCA, Jerusalem (curator Bitya Rosenak)

2018  The Invisible Jew, Detour Gallery, New Jersey, USA (curator Goldie Gross)

2018  Agripas 12 Artists’ Book, Chapter 1, The Place for Art, Tel-Aviv (curator Shosh Averbakh)

2017  Balfour at 100, 3rd Jm Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art, Machtarot Museum, Jerusalem
(curator Rami Ozeri; catalogue)

2017  Balfour at 100, 3rd Jm Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art, Knesset, Jerusalem (curator Sharon Sofer)

2017  Tzena Urena, Beersheba University Museum, Israel (curator Haim Maor; catalogue)

2017  Tzena Urena, Ein Harod Museum of Art, Israel (curator Haim Maor, Dvora Liss)

2017  Diaspora, Marlis’ Gallery, Attenweiler, Germany (curator Marlis Glaser)

2017   Across Divides: Borders and Boundaries in Contemporary Art, Koslowe Gallery, Westchester, NY, USA
(curator Reba Wulkan, catalogue)

2017  Cherchez la Femme: Wig, Burka, Wimple, Berlin Jewish Museum, Germany (curator Miriam Goldmann; catalogue)

2017  Home – Homeless, Hebrew Union College Museum, NY, NY, USA (curator Laura Kruger; catalogue)

2017  Across Divides: Borders and Boundaries in Contemporary Art, Derfner Judaica Museum, Riverdale,
NY, USA (curator Reba Wulkan, catalogue)

2016  Under the Press of History, Jerusalem Print Workshop, Jerusalem (curator Irena Gordon)

2016  100 for 100, Ben-Uri Gallery, Christie’s, London, UK (curator Sarah McDougal; catalogue)

2016  Hand Delivery, Neve Schechter Gallery, Tel-Aviv (curator Shira Friedman)

2016  Unexpected: Continuing Narratives of Identity and Migration, Ben Uri Gallery, London, UK (curator Sarah McDougal)

2015  Beuys, Beuys, Beuys, Meshuneh Gallery, Tel Aviv (curator Liav Mizrachi)

2015   The Art of Motherhood, 2nd Jm Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art, Hechal Shlomo, Jerusalem
(curator Nurit Sirkis-Banks; catalogue)

2015  A Sense of Space, A Sense of Place, 2nd Jm Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art, Hasid Bros. Complex,
(curator Mallory Serebrin; catalogue)

2015  A Fine Line, 2nd Jm Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art, Hasid Bros. Complex, Jerusalem
(curator Susan Fraiman; catalogue)

2015  White Matter, Contemporary Porcelain Sculpture, Wilfrid Israel Museum, Kibbutz Ha’zorea
(curator Shir Miller Yamaguchi; catalogue)

2014  Hear O Israel, Museum Omera, Ancona, Italy (curator Rami Ozeri)

2013  Blue & White/Now: Contemporary Ceramics in Israel, Aharon Kahana House, Ramat Gan, Israel
(curator Aina Aroetti; catalogue)

2013 Here and Now; 1st Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art, Hasid Bros. Complex, Jerusalem, Israel (curator Rami Ozeri)

2013  The Seventh Day: Shabbat Revisited, Hebrew Union College Museum, NY, NY, USA (curator Laura Kruger; catalogue)

2012  IJAYA Finalists Show, Camden Halls, London, UK

2012  Matronita: Jewish Feminist Art, Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel (curators Dvora Liss, David Sperber; catalogue)

2011  Nothing to Declare, Vargas Museum, Manila, Philippines

2010  Giguk Video Art Festival, Giguk, Giesen, Germany

2010  Transcending History: Beyond the Legacy of Slavery & the Holocaust, Reginald F. Lewis Museum,
Maryland, USA (curator Kory Grushka)

2010  From the Melting Pot into the Fire; Ceramics from Israel, Gardiner Museum for Ceramic Art, Toronto,
Canada (curator Yael Novak; catalogue)

2010  30th International Ceramics Exhibition, Museum of Ceramics, Alcora, Spain

2009  Essence/Borders: Water Homage Video Festival, Institut Alexander Von Humboldt, Boyaca, Colombia

2009  Performing the Woman’s Body, ViP 9, Ticho House, Jerusalem, Israel (curator Timna Seligman)

2009  Essence/Borders: Video Festival, Kurye International Video Festival, Istanbul, Turkey

2009  New Media Festival, Musrara Mix No. 9, Avodah Zara, Musrara, Jerusalem, Israel

2008  Schmatte Couture, Rivington Gallery, London, UK (curator Sarah Lightman; catalogue)

2008-2009  Zichronenu: 60 years, Touring Israel (catalogue)

2006 4th Israel Ceramics Biennale, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Press

Written on the Body: Re-Envisioning the Female Jewish Body and Re-Embodying Judaism in Contemporary Jewish Feminist Art, by Efraim Sicher, Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, Nov 2019

The Kosher Oven, Rank and File, Haaretz, by Steven Klein, 3rd Oct. 2019

Spinoza, Marrano of Reason, catalogue essay by Ori Z. Soltes, https://sites.google.com/view/spinoza-marrano-of-reason/catalogue-essay Sept. 2019

The 90% Solution, by Peggy Cidor, In Jerusalem, Jerusalem Post, June 14th 2019

Jerusalem in the frame, by Steven Klein, Haaretz, Rank and File, 31st May 2019

Jerusalem in the frame, by Ruth Maclean, Jerusalem News (Newsbox)  uraretaz.ml, 30th May 2019

‘I don’t understand art’ by Sivan Rahav Meir, Olam Katan, March 29th 2019

Why Art Matters by David Sperber; CAA 107th Annual Conference at Yale Institute of Sacred Music, Feb 2nd 2019

Ultimato Online, https://www.ultimato.com.br/conteudo/deus-nem-deuso-nem-deusa Jan 8th 2019

Nashim, ‘I Didn’t Forget: Their Last Words’, p. 22, by Aviva Winter, April 18th 2018

Galerya, Exhibitions p.8, Ha’aretz Apr 12th 2018

Kol Mishelahen (Their Own Voice), by Aviva Vinter, Mekor Rishon, Dec 1st 2017

Alpha Omega Arts Blogspot, Nov 28th 2017

‘Watershed’ in the capital, by Mordechai Beck, Jerusalem Report, Nov 13th 2017

Commemorating the Balfour Declaration with art and gin, by Jessica Steinberg, Times of Israel, Nov 6th 2017

‘Balfour at 100’ exhibition showing at the Knesset, by JNi.Media, JewishPress.com, Nov 2nd 2017

The Balfour Declaration as a work of art, by Liat Collins, My Word, Jerusalem Post, Oct 27th 2017

Balfour Exhibition- Jerusalem Biennale 2017, by Ben Schachter, Jewish Art Salon Blog, Oct 11th 2017

A ‘watershed’ moment for artists at the Jerusalem Biennale, by Jessica Steinberg, The Times of Israel, Oct 7th 2017

You gotta have art, Rank and File, Ha’aretz, Oct 6th 2017

Vortrag von Rabbi Ben-Chorin, Judische Kultur in Attenweiler, Ehingn Tagblatt, 18th August 2017

Mitteilungsblatt, Gemeinde Attenweiler, August 2017

Thinking about Walls, by Joanne Palmer, New Jersey: The Jewish Standard of May 4th 2017

Jewish Museum in Berlin explores head coverings by David Green, from Ha’aretz, Alpha Omega Arts blog, May 1st 2017

Art on exhibit at St. Luke’s Church by Kathy Chang, Greater Media Newspapers, April 25th 2017

Prints under Pressure- International Holocaust Remembrance Day by Heddy Abramowitz, Times of Israel, Jan 27th 2017

Tradition & Transformation by Ori Soltes, article about the Dura Europos Project 2016

Letters as a Lifeline by Sandee Brawarsky, The Jewish Week, The Arts, 12.02.2016

Grapevine, Jerusalem Post, 30.10.15

A Female Prism on the Torah by Barry Davis, The Jerusalem Post, Culture, 4.10.2015

Why London’s Eruv is sprouting in Jerusalem by Nathan Jeffay, The Jewish Chronicle, 18.9.2015

Rank and File, Ha’aretz, 18.9.15

When the Jewish World meets Contemporary Art by Nurit Roth, El Al’s Atmosphere Magazine, September 2015

The Jerusalem Biennale, J-Wire, 1.9.2015

DIG Magazin 2014, Frankfurt, Germany

A Jewish Art by Susan Nashman Fraiman, ‘Milin Havivin7’, published by Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, 2014

Jewish culture under spotlight at AdMed Festival, Ancona, Italy, Aug. 2014

Contrasts in the Creative Work of Ruth Schreiber, paper for Seminar Hakibbutzim, Hadas Ben-Gal and Maya Rom, June 2014

Art-Up Nation; Fringe Art on the Biennale Map The Times of Israel, 10.10.13

Film interview, Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art, Sept. 2013

De’ot 62, Sept. 2013

Rank and File Ha’aretz, 29.7.13

Old Age De’ot 61, June 2013

Men Marching De’ot 59, Jan. 2013

Women’s Voices De’ot 55, Feb. 2012

Yediot Haemek, Feb. 2012

Visualising the Eruv Journal of Jewish Art, Visual Culture, vol. 5, 2011

Yediot Cholon, Bat Yam, 4.11.11

Discussions on Pluralism De’ot 52, Aug. 2011

A5 Arts Magazine on Jerusalem, May 2011

Ben Gurion leads Holocaust Survivors The Jewish Daily Forward, 4.1.11

From Single to Married De’ot 48, Aug. 2010

Israeli Ceramics show Nation’s Diversity Democrat and Chronicle, 21.3.10

Hot Lands of Clay The Forward, 10.3.10

War of Fragments Walla, Daniel Silberberg, 5.1.10

Naked Heroines Daniel Sperber online, 29.5.09

Shmatte Couture Jewish Chronicle, 15.8.08

Shmatte Couture Jewish News, 14.8.08

The Joys of Polyglot Jerusalem Post, 26.9.07

An Artist’s Work Mishpacha, 10.2.05