Ruth de Vos

Solo Exhibitions

2012
to be a child (Northbridge and Albany)

to be a child (Northbridge and Albany)

2011
Quilts by Ruth de Vos @ AQC (invitational solo exhibition at the Australasian Quilt Convention)

Quilts by Ruth de Vos @ AQC (invitational solo exhibition at the Australasian Quilt Convention)

2008
Eucalypts in Focus - solo exhibition at Central TAFE's Showcase Gallery, Northbridge, WA

Eucalypts in Focus - solo exhibition at Central TAFE's Showcase Gallery, Northbridge, WA

Group Exhibitions

2013
Australian Cotton Fibre Expo

Australian Cotton Fibre Expo

2013
Minnawarra Art Award

Minnawarra Art Award

2012
stitched & bound 2012, Heathcote Gallery

stitched & bound 2012, Heathcote Gallery

2012
A Child is Born: Wesley Uniting Church

A Child is Born: Wesley Uniting Church

2012
For We Are Young and Free: Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Melbourne

For We Are Young and Free: Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Melbourne

2012
Regeneration: Contemporary Quilted Textiles

Regeneration: Contemporary Quilted Textiles

2011
Quilt! @ Stanthorpe

Quilt! @ Stanthorpe

2010
Wonders of the World, International Quilt Festival, Houston

Wonders of the World, International Quilt Festival, Houston

2010
stitched and bound 2010, Heathcote Gallery

stitched and bound 2010, Heathcote Gallery

2010
Stuio Art Quilt Associates Creative Force '10

Stuio Art Quilt Associates Creative Force '10

2010
The New Quilt 2010

The New Quilt 2010

2009
Quilt National 2009, Athens, Ohio

Quilt National 2009, Athens, Ohio

2009
Art Quilt Australia 09, Craft VIC

Art Quilt Australia 09, Craft VIC

2008
Expressions 2008 - The Wool Quilt Prize

Expressions 2008 - The Wool Quilt Prize

Awards

2013
Acquisitive Award, Australian Cotton Fibre Expo

Acquisitive Award, Australian Cotton Fibre Expo

2009
1st Prize - Art Quilts (Quiltwest 2009)

1st Prize - Art Quilts (Quiltwest 2009)

2007
Best of Show (Quiltwest 2007) Best Use of Colour (Quiltwest 2007) 1st Prize - Art Quilts (Quiltwes

Best of Show (Quiltwest 2007) Best Use of Colour (Quiltwest 2007) 1st Prize - Art Quilts (Quiltwest 2007) 3rd Members' Choice (Quiltwest 2007)

Collections

Del Thomas Contemporary Quilts

Galleries

Del Thomas Contemporary Quilts

Publications

Del Thomas Contemporary Quilts
Del Thomas Contemporary Quilts

Artist Statement

Observing small children notice budding flowers, snail trails, ripening fruit, textured leaves, floating bubbles, dripping rain and pencil marks on paper for the first time is a wonderful reminder of just how special these ordinary things are. In an effort to retain some of that wide-eyed wonder myself and to share it with others, my current body of vibrant