Ruby C. Williams is a folk artist and produce vendor in Florida, United States.
She was born and grew up in Bealsville, Florida - a community formed by freed slaves in 1865.
She then became a minister in New Jersey. Since returning to Florida she has run a produce stand and "walk in" gallery on State Road 60 since the early 1980s. Williams is a self-taught artist.
Her career in folk art got going in 1991 when passer-by Rodney Hardee noticed her brightly painted signs advertising her fruits and vegetables.
Recently Ruby illustrated a children"s book titled, I Am Ruby. Her art and produce stand are covered by Jeff Klinkenberg in a section of his book Seasons of Florida.
Ruby Williams was honored with the 2005 Florida Folk Heritage Award and was included in the show, "On Their Own - Selected Self-taught Artists" at the Smithsonian Anacostia Museum in Washington District of Columbia