Ruth Singer

Ruth Singer is an artist-maker with 15 years professional experience and a previous career working in museums. She creates textile and print for exhibitions, projects, artist residencies and commissions. Her exhibition Criminal Quilts was shown at Festival of Quilts 2018 and she won the Fine Art Quilt Masters in 2016. She also writes books, mentors other artists and works as a creative consultant on arts & heritage projects.

About This Gallery

This exhibition brings together a small selection of Ruth Singer’s work exploring human experience expressed through thoughtful and emotionally-engaged textile making. Her subtle and delicate work references loss, memory, fragility and damage in both the cloth itself and in our personal lives. Ruth’s background as a textile historian and museum curator is woven through her work; she creates pieces with a sense of history and a look of antiques but with a powerful contemporary story.

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Plans are underway for The Festival of Quilts at the NEC Birmingham from 29 July – 1 August 2021.

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