Open Studio: Ruth Oliphant
Ruth Oliphant is an artist working in fused glass and is based in Canberra. Her art practice features both exhibition work and large- scale architectural installations and windows. Her exhibition work is concerned with the interrelationships between place, memory and perception. She is intrigued by the way light interacts with and activates the built environment and acts as a presence that implies memory and experience.Ruth Oliphant graduated with honours from the Australian National University’s glass workshop, Canberra in 2008. Upon graduating she received a number of awards including the Canberra Glassworks Residency Award and the Sabbia Gallery award. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally and been a been a finalist in Ranamok Glass prize twice and the Hindmarsh Glass prize once. In 2014 she received an Endeavour Executive Fellowship to undertake a research residency in Berlin at Berlin Glas e.V. and she also undertook a residency at Bullseye Glass in Portland, Oregon.Ruth is currently working towards her fourth solo exhibition at Beaver Galleries in November 2019.
Ruth’s studio will be open as part of ANCA Dickson open studios.