Ruth Bolduan

Home Address:
1649 West Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 355-9707

Gallery Address
Anton Gallery, 2108 R St, NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 328-0828

EDUCATION

1980 M.F.A., American University.
(Thesis: Painting: A Search for Mythic Content and Monumental Form)

1969 B.A., American University,Washington, DC. (Phi Kappa Phi, 1969)

TEACHING

1994-96 Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA Associate Professor
1987-94 Virginia Commonwealth University, Assistant Professor

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1994
Anton Gallery, Washington, DC
1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
1991
Anton Gallery, Richmond, VA
1989
Anton Gallery, Washington, DC
1708 East Main Street Gallery, Richmond. VA
1987
Wilson Galleries, Anderson University, Anderson, IN
Retrospective, Gaulladet University, Washington, DC
City Gallery, Washington, DC
1982
Greater Reston Art Center, Reston, VA
1981
Emerson Gallery, McLean, VA
Maryland College of Art & Design, Silver Spring, MD


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1996
Works on Paper. Richmond Arts Council, Richmond, VA
1995
Lavori su Carta. Bloom, Mezzago/Milan, Italy
Virginia Invitational: Painter's Painters. Longwood Fine Arts Center, Farmville, VA
Lilith. Rockville Arts Place, MD (Curated by J.W. Mahoney)
Sources of Strength. District of Columbia Art Center, DC
Diverse Works. Galerie Corti. Brussels, Belgium
1994
The Tree, Part I. Sasakawa USA Gallery, Washington, DC
PFAC Juried Exhibition. Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA (Juried by Bernice Steinbaum)
Fourth Annual National Juried Exhibition. 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA. (Juried by Gary Stephan)
Invitational Exchange. MARS Artspace. Phoenix, Arizona
1993
What Heaven Looks Like. San Jose State University; San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, CA
1992
American Prints. Cinema center, Moscow, CIS
1990-91
Washington/Moscow Art Exchange Exhibition. (Curated by Maria Shashkina, Contemporay Curator, Tretyakov Gallery)
Carnegie Library,Washington, DC, 1991
Tretyokov Gallery, Moscow, USSR, 1990
McLean Project fo the Arts, McLean, VA, 1990
1990
Reinvestigating Myth. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Lyon/Washington Exchange. Summner School Museum, Washington, DC; Domi Nostrae Gallery, Lyon, France
Approaching the Figure. Georgetown University, Washington
Inherited Memories. Goucher College, Baltimore, MD.
1989
Edges of Eros. Washington, DC. (Curated by Andrea Pollan)
1988
Washington/Budapest Exchange. Fine Arts Academy, Budapest, Hungary
Significant Movement, Part II: Myth, Allegory, and Romanticism. Anton Gallery, Washington, DC
1987
Barriers. Jim Diaz Gallery, New York, (Curated by Leon Fried)
1984
8 Painters from Washington. Weekend Gallery, West Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany
1983
Options '83. Washington Project for the Arts. Washington, DC.
1981
Area Exhibition. Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA. (Juried by Howard Fox)
1980
Appalachian National Drawing Competition. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC. (Curated by Marisol Escobar)


PUBLICATIONS AND EXHIBITION CATALOGUES

Casiraghy, Alberto. Frammento di Dante. Milan/Osnago: Edizioni Pulcinoelefante, 1995 (artist book)
Coopersmith, Georgia. Painter's Painters. Longwood College, 1995
Figura, John. Ruth Bolduan. Washington: Anton Gallery, 1994
Finnegan, Patrick. Reinvestigating Myth. Pittsburgh: Frick Gallery, 1990
Gay, Ted. Art Exchange Washington-Moscow. Washington, 1991
Glazer, Helen. Inhereted Memories: Mythological Themes in Contemporary Art. Baltimore: Goucher College, 1990
Miller, E. Ethelbert. From Soweto to Gaza. Washington: Howard U.,1988
Moreno, Ignacio. Ruth Bolduan-Paintings. Richmond:1708 Gallery, 1989
Ostheimer, Andy. What Heaven Looks Like. San Jose State U., 1995
Pagan, Mary Ann. Appraoching the Figure-Part Two. Washington: Georgeown University, 1990
Shannon, Joe and Jim Love. Options '83. Washington: Washington Project for the Arts, 1983

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

Anton Gallery 2I08 R Street, NW tel: (202) 328-0828
Washinton, DC 20008 FX: (202) 745-5842