Ruth Ewan

Ruth Ewan

Ruth Ewan (b.1980, Aberdeen) is an artist based in Glasgow. Her work stems from context specific research resulting in a wide variety of forms including events, performance, writing, installation and print. For some time, Ewan’s practice has extended beyond making artworks and exhibitions. She has worked with collaborators to create music projects, guided walks, radio programmes, design projects, education workshops and books. These build on Ewan’s long-term interests in creativity and social justice, alternative systems and radical histories. 

She has previously exhibited at venues including Yorkshire Sculpture Park, CAPC Bordeaux, Victoria and Albert Museum, Camden Arts Centre, Tate Britain, Collective Gallery Edinburgh, Kunsthal Charlottenborg Copenhagen, Badischer Kunstverein Karlsruhe, Dundee Contemporary Arts, CAAC Seville, the ICA London and Studio Voltaire. Her work was included in the São Paulo Biennial (2016); Glasgow International (2012); Folkestone Triennial (2011); New Museum Triennial, New York and Tate Triennial, London (2009). She has created public commissions for High Line, New York (2019), Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh (2020 and 2018) and Artangel, London (2013 and 2007). Her work is included in the collections of Tate, The Scottish Parliament, Museum of Modern Art Warsaw, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne and CAAC Seville. She is represented by Rob Tufnell.

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