David Ruth


1987                MFA, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1973                BA in American History, Porter College, Santa Cruz


2008                Sticks and Stones, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

2006                Oakland Museum at City Center, Gallery 555 

2005                Internal Life, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
2004                Introspection, Alysia Duckler Galllery, Portland, OR
                         Liquid Connections, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA
2002                Thai-American Art Exchange Project, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
                         Being There: 45 Oakland Artists, Oakland Museum, CA
2002                Hot & Cool: Contemporary Glass Works. Tour Schedule:
                         J. Wayne Stark University Center Gallery, College Station Texas
                         Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler Texas
                         Zanesville Art Center, Zanesville Ohio
                         Art and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, Pine Bluff, Arkansas
                         Arts Midland Gallery, Midland, Michigan
                         Metropolitan State College, Denver, Colorado
1999                The Quality of Glass: Heat and Light, Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA
1997                Galerie Brulee, Strasbourg, France
                         L'Chaim!, The Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
                         A Matter of Form, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
1996                The Art of Light and Glass, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
1995                Group Show, Miller Gallery, New York
1994                Four Sculptors in Glass, Oakland Museum Sculpture Court, Oakland, CA
                         Form Content Matter, California Polytechnic University Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA
                         Contemporary Cast Glass, San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, CA
                         Museo Italo Americano, Collaboration with Narcissus Quagliata, San Francisco, CA
1993                Solo Exhibition, Silica Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
1992                International Exhibition of Glass, Kanazawa, Japan
                         A Fragile Line, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
1989                Verre, Grandeur, Nature, Parc Fleury, sponsored by Ville de Paris, France
                         Solo Exhibition, Galerie D.M. Sarver, Paris, France



Alameda County, Berkeley Courthouse
Alexandre and Marine Asseraf, Paris, France
Cast glass urns and lighting , Benaroya Symphony Hall, Seattle, WA
Bob and Jan Bisno, Beverly Hills, CA
Outdoor Fountain, City Place Center, Santa An, CA
City of Oakland, California
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York
Countertop, Homage a Matisse, Waves, Eliza's Restaurant, San Francisco, CA
Entranceway Glass Panels, Emergency Operation Center, Public Arts Program, Oakland, CA
Fairbanks International Airport, AK
Yves and Marie Feunteun, Paris, France
Ann and Gordon Getty
C. Paolino and J. Gidwani, San Francisco, CA        
Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark
Dean and Gerda Koontz, Newport coast, CA        
Outdoor Fountain, Green Hill Tower, San Francisco, CA
Musee du Verre, Sars Poteries, France
National Science Foundation, Palmer Station, Antarctica        
John and Connie Newnes, Wollengong, Australia        
Kristin Newton, Tokyo, Japan
Noto Jima Glass Museum, Japan
Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
Oregon Health Sciences University, Patient Care Facility        
Porter College, University of California at Santa Cruz
Jerry and Judy Rose, Atherton, CA
Ping and Jen Sung, San Francisco, CA
Glass Shelf, Sunset Magazine Ideahouse, Cupertino, CA        
Tongatapu Glass Mural, Tokyo DisneySea, Japan        
Walt Disney Imagineering
Willow Glen Branch Public Library, San Jose, CA
Wolfgang Puck and Barbara Lazaroff, Malibu, CA
 Kiribati, Private Sculpture Garden, Atherton, CA




2006              National Science Foundation, Antarctic Travel Grant for Artists and Writers 




2007              Ruth, David. “The Mood of Nature”, Art of Glass, Glass Art Committee, China Craft Council, Fall
2006              Grover, Nathan. “Suspended in Glass”, World Art Glass Quarterly, Fall
2005              Internal Life, David Ruth Cast Glass Sculptures, 44 page catalogue

2003              Wagner, David. "Internal Brush Strokes," This Side Up, No 22, Summer 2003
2002              American Craft, "Commisions," April/May, 2002
1999              U.S. Glass Magazine, "Beyond Imagination," May 1999
1988              Le Monde, "Eloge de la Transparence," May 5, 1988
                       L'Atelier des Metiers d'Art, "Nebulas," No 129, June 1988
1987              L'Atelier des Metiers d'Art, "Le Marcheur de Feu," No 116, March 1987
                       Cummings, Keith. Techniques of Kiln-Formed Glass, 1997
                       Waggoner, Shawn. "Exploring Mankind's Inner Life, The Work of David Ruth," Glass Art Magazine, Nov/Dec 1992
                       Borowsky, Irwin. Artists Confronting the Inconceivable, 1992
                       Corning New Glass Review: No 12, 1991
                       Corning New Glass Review: No 4, 1983

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