Kerkovius, Ruth was born on June 9, 1921 in Berlin. Raised in Riga, Latvia. Came to the United States, 1949.
Student, University Munich, 1946-1948;
student, Pratt Graphic Art, 1958-1962;
student, Art Students League, 1951-1953, 86-88;
honorary degree in textile engineering, Georgia Technology, 1955.
Head mill designer, Wamsutta Mills, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1949-1952;
car upholstery designer, Chicopee Mills, Johnson & Johnson, New York & Georgia, 1953-1958;
printmaker etcher, Association American Artist, Weyhe, Main Galleries, New York, Arizona and Chicago, 1962-1985;
painter, sculptor, since 1988.