David Ruth

Glass Sculpture Studio

1122 57th Avenue, Oakland, CA 94621
tel. (510) 533-8528 fax (510) 533-8526
druth@glass.com www.davidruth.com

Selected Resumé


M.F.A. California College of Arts and Crafts, 1987 B.A. American History, Porter College, UC Santa Cruz,

Recent Award

National Science Foundation, Antarctica Travel Grant for Artist and Writers 2006

Selected Exhibitions

Oakland Museum at City Center, Gallery 555, 2006
“Internal Life” William Traver Gallery, Seattle WA, solo show 2005
“Introspective,” Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland OR, solo show 2004
“Liquid Connections” Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA, solo show 2004
Thai-American Art Exchange Project, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand 2002
“Being There: 45 Oakland Artists,” Oakland Museum, CA 2002
“Hot & Cool: Contemporary Glass Works”. Touring show: J.Wayne Stark University Center Gallery, College Station Texas, 1999; Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas, 1999-2000; Zanesville Art Center, Zanesville Ohio, 2000; Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, 2000; Arts Midland Gallery, Midland, Michigan, 2001; Metropolitan State College, Denver, Colorado, 2001
“The Quality of Glass: Heat and Light,” Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA 1999
Galerie Brulée, Strasbourg, France 1997
“L'Chaim!” The Jewish Museum San Francisco, CA 1997
“A Matter of Form,” Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA 1997
“The Art Of Light and Glass”, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA 1996
“Four Sculptors in Glass”, Oakland Museum Sculpture Court, Oakland, CA 1994
“Form Content Matter”, California Polytechnic University Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA 1994
“Contemporary Cast Glass”, San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, CA 1994
Museo Italo Americano, Collaboration with Narcissus Quagliata, San Francisco, CA 1994
Solo Exhibition, Silica Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA 1993
“International Exhibition of Glass” Kanazawa, Japan 1992
“A Fragile Line”, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA 1992
“Verre, Grandeur, Nature”, Parc Fleury, sponsored by Ville de Paris, France 1989
Solo Exhibition, Galerie D.M. Sarver, Paris, France 1989


David Ruth, The Mood of Nature, Art of Glass magazine, Glass Art Committee, China Craft Council, Fall, 2007
David Ruth, Suspended in Glass, Nathan Grover, World Art Glass Quarterly, Fall 2006
Internal Life David Ruth Cast Glass Sculpture, 44 pages, 2005
This Side Up: Internal Brush Strokes, by David Wagner, No22, Summer 2003
U.S.Glass Magazine, “Beyond the Imagination”, May, 1999
Le Monde: “Eloge de la Transparence”, May 5, 1988 Paris
L'Atelier des Metiers d'Art “Nebulas”, No. 129, June 1988; “Le Marcheur de Feu”, No. 116, March 1987
Techniques of Kiln-Formed Glass by Keith Cummings, 1997
David Ruth, 2006 Revised Resume –Page 2

Public Collections

National Science Foundation, Palmer Station, Antarctica
Porter College, University of California at Santa Cruz
Musée du Verre, Sars Poteries, France
Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York
Oakland Museum, California
Noto Jima Glass Museum, Japan
City of Oakland, California
City of Walnut Creek, California

Private Collections

Ping and Jen Sung, San Francisco, CA
C. Paolino and J. Gidwani, San Francisco, CA
Bob and Jan Bisno, Beverly Hills, CA
Jerry and Judy Rose, Atherton, CA
Yves and Marie Feunteun, Paris, France
Alexandre and Marine Asseraf, France
Kristin Newton, Tokyo, Japan
Wolfgang Puck and Barbara Lazaroff, Malibu, CA
John and Connie Newnes, Wollengong, Australia
Dean and Gerda Koontz, Newport coast, CA
Foster Goldstrom
Walt Disney Imagineering
Ann and Gordon Getty

Public Art Commissions

Fairbanks International Airport, Alaska 2008
Willow Glen Branch Public Library, San Jose, CA 2006-7
Oregon Health Sciences University, Patient Care Facility 2006
Alameda County (California) Berkeley Courthouse (in progress) 2005
Emergency Operation Center, Public Arts Program, Oakland, CA.
Entranceway Glass Panels, 1999

Private Commissions

Outdoor Fountain, City Place Center, Santa An, CA 2006
Outdoor Fountain, Green Hill Tower, San Francisco, CA 2004
Tokyo DisneySea, Japan, Tongatapu Glass Mural, 2000
Eliza’s Restaurant, San Francisco, CA., Countertop, Homage à Matisse, Waves 1999
Sunset Magazine Idea House, Cupertino, CA., Glass shelf, 1999
Benaroya Symphony Hall, Seattle, WA, Cast glass urns and lighting, 1998
Private Sculpture Garden, Atherton, CA, Kiribati, cast Pyrex glass sculpture, 1998

Gallery Representatives

Galerie DM Sarver, Paris
William Traver Gallery, Seattle
Micaela Gallery, San Francisco
Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland

(Revised January 2008)

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