b. Chicago, Illinois, lives in Mays Landing, NJ

Solo/Duo Exhibitions
2017
Chicago Art Source Gallery, Everything is Fluid
Field Gallery, Martha’s Vineyard, Currents
Gallery at the Grand, Kennebunkport, ME
2016
The Portland Art Gallery, Maine, Water’s Edge
Southport Galleries, Connecticut, Sea+Glass
The Atrium Art Gallery, Charleston, SC, At the Shore 
2015
The Atrium Art Gallery, Charleston, SC, Waves
Hall-Haskell House Gallery, Ruth Hamill: Sea Change
2009
Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, Portsmouth, NH, Ruth Hamill: Trees of New England
2007
West End Theatre Gallery, Gloucester, MA, Ruth Hamill: Horizons

Select Group Exhibitions
2016
Gallery 4, Nature Preserved, Tiverton, RI
2015
The Art Museum of Cape Cod, Denis, MA, Structures and Remnants: Landscape and the Human Presence
Arts Club of Washington, DC, Portraits: Interior and Exterior
Rocky Neck Art Colony, The Perfect Storm, Gloucester, MA
Chicago Art Source Gallery, New Work by Gallery Artists (5)
Copley Society New Member Show
2014
Cortile Gallery, Provincetown, Mass.
Gallery 4, Tiverton, RI, Trio: Ruth Hamill, Susan Strass, Harry Nadler
2009
Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery, Garden City, NJ, Abstraction Now
University Place Gallery, Cambridge, MA, RED Exhibit
Hooper Gallery, Marblehead, MA, New England Regional Exhibit
Salmagundi Club, NY, 120th Annual Exhibition, National Association of Women Artists Peabody Historic Society and Museum, Peabody, MA, Historic Interpretation
Artworks Main Gallery, Exposed: From Concept to Completion, New Bedford, MA
2008
University Place Gallery, Cambridge, MA, North East Prize Show
Shore Institute of Contemporary Arts, Long Branch, NJ
Hun Gallery, NY, and Gallery Ho, Seoul, Korea, The Circular Exhibit
Attleboro Arts Museum (MA), 85th Anniversary Exhibit
Nave Gallery, The Secret Knowledge of Water, Somerville, MA
Sixth Street Gallery, Vancouver, WA, Naked 

Residencies, Awards and Grants
2017           Visual Arts Fellow, Fine Arts Work Center (FAWC), Provincetown, MA, Copley                     Society Fellow Residency
                    Sam Rit Residency, Thailand
2016           The Golden Apple Artist Residency, Harrington, ME
2015           The Perfect Storm, Gloucester, MA, award shared with Gordon Goetemann
2010            Tin Shop Residency, Breckenridge, CO
2009            VSC Grant to attend the Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT
                    Crane Estate Art Show, Ipswich, MA, People’s Choice Award
                    Tin Shop Residency, Breckenridge, CO

Current Galleries
The Field Gallery, Martha’s Vineyard, MA
The Portland Gallery, Portland, ME
The Atrium Art Gallery, Charleston, SC
Chicago Art Source Gallery, Chicago, IL     

Current Artist Memberships
Copley Society of Art, Boston
National Association of Women Artists, New York, NY
Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA

Publications/Press
2016
The Charleston Post and CourierRuth Hamill Pushes Past All Boundries with Oceanic Scenes, June 2, 2016, Elingburg, Scott 
The New York Times, Metropolitan, Connecticut edition, Galleries, May 21 and May 28

2015
Arts and Antiques MagazineFrom Classic to Contemporary, Regional to Global, Discoveries Abound in the Southeast’s Art Capital, February, Pandolfi, Elizabeth (Charleston, SC)
Artscope MagazineCopley Society Class of 2015: CoSo’s New Members are for Real, January/February, Santore, Marcia (New  England)
Art Mag of the SouthVisual Arts Profile: Ruth Hamill, Winter, Bulwinkle,  Elizabeth (Charleston, SC)
Art New EnglandExhibitions: Openings and Events Around the Region, Ruth Hamill, Tide Coming Up at Copley Society of Art, January/February

2014
International Contemporary Artists, Volume IX 
Cape Ann Lifestyle MagazineMaking Waves: Ruth Hamill’s paintings strive to capture the emotion of the natural world, October, Slack, Eric (Massachusetts)
The Bay MagazineComplimentary Artists: Gallery 4 in Tiverton Brings Creatives Together, August, Merolla, James (Rhode Island)

2010
Summit Daily NewsArtist Brings Abstract Painting to Breckenridge, December 10, 2010, Nicoletti, Kimberly (Colorado)

2009
Summit Daily NewsOil Paint Artist Pours into Breck, June 19, Nicoletti, Kimberly Manchester CricketManchester Artist Ruth Hamill Wins Top Award at Crane Estate Show, November 17 (Massachusetts)
Art Buzz, The 2009 Collection

2007
Boston Sunday Globe, Globe North, Arts Column, November 11, 2007, Killeen, Wendy 

Education BA Journalism, Graphic Design and English, Iowa State University
Museum of Fine Arts Boston courses including life painting and advanced painting