Ruth Hamill CV

ruth-hamill-cv-10-19.pdf

Residencies
2017
Fine Arts Work Center (FAWC), Fellow of the Copley Society of Art Boston, Provincetown, MA
Sam Rit Residency, Province of Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
2016
Golden Apple Art Residency, scholarship recipient, Harrington, ME
2010
Tin Shop Artist in Residence, Breckenridge, CO
2009
Vermont Studio Center, VSC grant recipient, Johnson, VT
Tin Shop Artist in Residence, Breckenridge, CO

Solo and Duo Exhibitions
2020
Gallery 1871 (formerly Chicago Art Source Gallery), Chicago, IL
2019
Ruth Hamill: Above Water, Mingo Gallery, Beverly, MA
2018
Ruth Hamill and Tommy May, Field Gallery, Martha’s Vineyard, MA
2017
Everything is Fluid, Chicago Art Source Gallery, Chicago, IL
Currents, Jennifer Christy+Ruth Hamill, Field Gallery, Martha’s Vineyard, MA
2016
Water’s Edge, Ruth Hamill, Portland Art Gallery, Portland, ME
Sea + Glass, Southport Galleries, Southport, CT
2015
Waves, Atrium Art Gallery, Charleston, SC
Sea Change, Ruth Hamill Solo Exhibition, Hall-Haskell House Gallery, Ipswich, MA
Ruth Hamill: Trees of New England, Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery of the New Hampshire Art Association, Portsmouth, NH
2007
Horizons, West End Theatre Gallery, Gloucester, MA

Select Group Exhibitions/Awards
2019
Welcome Back, Gallery at 4, Tiverton, RI
William Crosby, Ruth Hamill and Nancy Simonds, Portland Art Gallery, Portland, ME
2018
WAX, Portland Art Gallery, Portland, ME
2015
Structures and Remnants: Landscape and the Human Presence, curator of Cape Cod Museum juror, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Denis, MA
Portraits: Interior and Exterior, Arts Club of Washington, D.C., Exhibit of the National Association of Women Artists 2015 The Perfect Storm, director and curator of Montserrat College of Art Gallery juror, The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, received top award shared with Gordon Goetemann, Gloucester, MA
2014
Trio: Ruth Hamill, Susan Strarr, Harry Nadler, Gallery 4, Tiverton, RI
Copley Society of Art New Member Exhibit, Boston, MA
2009
Crane Estate Art Show, People’s Choice Award, Ipswich, MA Abstraction Now 2009, Nassau County Museum of Art chief curator juror, Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery, Garden City, NJ
New England Regional Exhibit, Hooper Gallery, Marblehead, MA
Red Exhibit 2009, director emeritas of Rose Art Museum juror, Cambridge Art Association Gallery, Cambridge, MA
120th Annual Exhibition of National Association of Women Artists at the Salmagundi Club, New York
2008
Northeast Prize Show, chief curator of the ICA Boston juror, Cambridge Art Association Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Of the Sea, Jersey City Museum curator juror, Shore Institute of Contemporary Arts (SICA), Long Branch, NJ
The Circular Exhibition, Hun Gallery, New York, and Ho Gallery, Seoul, Korea
85th Anniversary Exhibit, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA
The Secrets of Water, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA
Naked, Sixth Street Gallery, Vancouver, WA

Press/Publications
2016
The Charleston Post and Courier, “Ruth Hamill Pushes Past All Boundaries with Oceanic Scenes” June 2
The New York Times, Metropolitan, Connecticut Edition, Galleries, image: R Hamill, Break Away, 24x24, encaustic on canvas, May 21
2015
Arts and Antiques Magazine, February 2015
Artscope Magazine, “Copley Society Class of 2015” Jan/Feb 
Artmag of the South, “Profile: Ruth Hamill” Winter 
Art New England, image: Ruth Hamill, Tide Coming Up Jan/Feb
NS Magazine, image: Ruth Hamill, Sea Change, collection of Cubs great Kerry Wood, Fall 
2014
International Contemporary Artists, Volume IX
Cape Ann Lifestyle Magazine, “Making Waves: Ruth Hamill’s Paintings Strive to Capture the Emotion of the Natural World” October
2010
Summit Daily News, “Artist Brings Abstract Painting To Breckenridge”, December 10
2009
Manchester Cricket, “Manchester Artist Ruth Hamill Wins Top Award at Crane Estate Show” November 17
2007
Boston Sunday Globe, Globe North, Arts Column

Education
2019
Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts (EFA), workshops in drypoint, chine colle, monoprint
2018
Playwrights Horizons, accepted into and completed Perspectives on Playwrighting (POP) program, New York, NY
2010/11
Museum of Fine Arts Boston courses including advanced and life painting
1985
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, with English and Graphic Design minors, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa