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Ruth Boerefijn
updated: 07/19/2011
website: www.ruthboerefijn.com
 
   
 
 
     
 
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White Light -Alexander Studio, MacDowell Colony
White Light
White Light -Alexander Studio, MacDowell Colony
Icicles Sparkle
Icicles Sparkle
Four
Three
Path
Path
Barn
Barn - Djerassi Ranch
Dot Piece
Gerrit - Hafnarborg, Iceland
The Land, The Journey
The Land, The Journey
 
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White Light -Alexander Studio, MacDowell Colony by Ruth Boerefijn
White Light -Alexander Studio, MacDowell Colony
Paper,Tape
2008
204 " x  228 "  x 84 " 
White Light by Ruth Boerefijn
White Light
Paper, Tape
2008
204 " x  228 "  x 84 " 
White Light -Alexander Studio, MacDowell Colony by Ruth Boerefijn
White Light -Alexander Studio, MacDowell Colony
Pastel, Paper
2008
204"" x  228""  x 84"" 
Icicles Sparkle by Ruth Boerefijn
Icicles Sparkle
Aviary Wire
2008
112"" x  252""  x 5 1/2"" 
Icicles Sparkle by Ruth Boerefijn
Icicles Sparkle
aviary Wire
2008
112"" x  252""  x 5 1/2"" 
Four by Ruth Boerefijn
Four
Paper,Pencil, Staples
2008
11"" x  7'"  x 1/2"" 
Three by Ruth Boerefijn
Three
Paper,Staples
2008
12'" x  4 1/2""  x 1"" 
Path by Ruth Boerefijn
Path
Fishing line, Paper, Pastel
2008
132"" x  324""  x 228"" 
Path by Ruth Boerefijn
Path
Fishing line, Paper, Pastel
2008
132"" x  324""  x 228"" 
Barn by Ruth Boerefijn
Barn
Fishing Line, Paper, Pastel
2006
200"" x  200""  x 215"" 
Barn - Djerassi Ranch by Ruth Boerefijn
Barn - Djerassi Ranch
Fishing Line, Paper, Pastel
2006
200"" x  200""  x 215"" 
Dot Piece by Ruth Boerefijn
Dot Piece
Pastel,Paper
2006
6"" x  8""  x 1 1/2"" 
Gerrit - Hafnarborg, Iceland by Ruth Boerefijn
Gerrit - Hafnarborg, Iceland
Pastel, Paper, Nails
2007
216"" x  84""  x 1 1/2"" 
The Land, The Journey by Ruth Boerefijn
The Land, The Journey
Fishing line, Paper, Pastel
2010
1071/2"" x  433""  x 30"" 
The Land, The Journey by Ruth Boerefijn
The Land, The Journey
Fishing line, Paper, Pastel
2010
1071/2"" x  433""  x 30"" 

Artist Statement

Ruth Boerefijn

Drawing in Space Evoking Place

How do I evoke in my work the quality of the transitory nature of being alive?

How do I bring together the two worlds in which I live: the world of mystery and the world of the mundane?


Artist Bio / CV

Ruth Boerefijn

Selected Recent Exhibitions and Residencies

 

2012

Fellow, Lucas Artists Residency Program, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA

Installation:  The Land, The Journey , The Art Association, Jackson, WY

 

2011 

Resident Artist, Morris Graves Foundation Residency, Loleta, CA

 

2010

Resident Artist,  Ucross Foundation Residency

Program, Clearmont, WY 

 

2009

Exhibition “3x3: Three Artists – Three Installations”, Aptos, California

Exhibition – Museum of Art and History – Installation – “Assemblage+Collage+Construction”,

San Francisco, CA

 

2008
Residency
de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

Installations “Path” & “Drawing in Space”
Fellowship MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
Installations
“White Light” & “Icicles Sparkle”

2007
Solo ExhibitionInterior Landscapes”Hafnarborg Institute, Iceland
Residency Hafnarborg
Installations
“Gerrit” & “Nellie”
Solo Exhibition“Interior Landscapes” Installation –Galleri Klaustur, Skriduklaustur, Iceland

 

2006
Residency -
Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA
Installation“Barn”
Exhibition
– “Beyond Boundaries” – Installation – “Nellie” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artists Gallery
Solo Exhibition
– “Responding” – Installations - Fresno Art Museum, CA

 

2005
ResidencyKlaustrid Artist-in Residence Program, Iceland

 

2003

Exhibition
“Un/Familiar Territory” Installations – San Jose Museum of Art, CA

 

 

 

 

 

Education:
1979 M.F.A., Sculpture, California College of Arts and Crafts
1975 Student of Herman Scholten, Textile Artist, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1973 B.F.A., Textiles & Drawing, Colorado State University
1971 Art History, Institute of European Studies, Vienna, Austria
1970 Art Foundation, Calvin College, MI