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Ruth Yvette Wilson Edit Profile

artist , educator

Ruth Yvette Wilson, American artist, educator. Recipient Liquitex Art award, Bald Eagles art League, 2001, Best Non Equine award, Hunterdon County Education Foundation, 2002, Honorable Mention, Cultural Heritage Gallery, 2003, numerous others.

Background

Wilson, Ruth Yvette was born on July 5, 1933 in St. John, Canada. Daughter of James Ritson Wilson.

Career

Staff promotion artist Zellers Ltd., Montreal, 1953—1956. Advertising artist All Florida Magazine, Ocala, Florida, 1956—1957. Assistant promo. director Charm Magazine, New York City, 1957—1959.

Advertising manager Velcro Sales, 1959—1960. Fashion co-coordinator artist Haggertys, Beverly Hills, California, 1960—1961. Fashion co-coordinator stylist Christenson Studios, New York City, 1961—1962.

Instructor Canada Bedminster Workshops, since 1962, Muncy Greeting Card Corporation, since 2003. Instructor watercolor Somerset Art Association, Peapeck, New Jersey, since 2003. Workshop instructor Corporation & Art Association, Canada, United States of America.

Private classes Wilsons Watercolor Classes, Pluckermin, New Jersey, since 1970. Gallery owner North Mountain Gallery, Muncy Valley, Pennsylvania, since 1998, Keystone Horseshoe Mountain Park, since 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include United States Equestrian, 1979-1984, Tele. & Telegraph, 1981, greeting card company, 1996-1998.

Membership

Member of American Artist Professional League, Sullivan Council of the Arts, Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts, Rartian Valley Arts Association, Somerset Art Association (Award of Excellence 2003), Garden State Water Color Society (Silver Brush award 2000), New Jersey Water Color Society, Pennsylvania Water Color Society (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, painting, gardening, cooking, sewing.

Connections

Married James Blair Wilson, June 15, 1964. 1 child James Blair.

father:
James Ritson Wilson Wilson

spouse:
James Blair Wilson

child:
James Blair Wilson