Department of Art & Art History

Lauren Ruth


Lauren Ruth is a multidisciplinary artist whose interactive sculptures, installations, and performances unravel familiar iconographies and social rituals to reestablish meanings. Ruth has exhibited at venues including the Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington D.C.; the Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington; Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville; Root Division, San Francisco; and Coop Gallery, Nashville. Ruth's artistic collaboration, The Shaft, has performed at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, NYC; the Koban Project, Baltimore; and the Soap Factory, Minneapolis. Ruth has been artist in residence at ACRE, Cannonball, and Oxbow. Ruth holds a BA in Studio Art from Dartmouth College and an MFA in Sculpture from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Ruth is Assistant Professor in Sculpture at the California State University, Chico.