Ruth Lozner received a BFA from Carnegie-Mellon University, and a MFA from American University.  She has held faculty positions at the University of Maryland, College Park, Parsons School of Design, New York, and the University of the Arts, Philadelphia. She currently holds the titles of Professor Emerita from the University of Maryland and Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, Great Britain. While her career has included painting, editorial illustration, film and print art direction, for the last 15 years she has focused her passion, imagination and energies on assemblage sculpture and collage.

EDUCATION

MFA : American University, Washington, DC

BFA: Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
 

2014 – pres Professor Emerita, Art+Design, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

2010-presMember, National Education Committee, Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum, NYC

2011-pres   Fellow, Royal Society of Arts, UK

1986 – 2014Associate Professor, Art+Design,  University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Other academic positions include: Adjunct Professor, Parsons School of Design, NYC; 
Associate Professor and Chair, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

EXHIBITIONS
 

2016 "Sculpture Now" Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, MD
Juried Group Show, Juror/Curator, John Shipman

2016 "Annual National Sculpture Exhibition" Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, MD
Juried Group Show, Juror/Curator, Foon Sham

2016 “ Idols and Legends” Karyn Mannix Gallery, East Hampton, NY. Juried group show.  
Juror/Curator, Karyn Mannix

2016 “Landmarks” King Street Gallery, Cafritz Center, Silver Spring, MD
Juried group show, Juror/Curator, Claudia Rousseau

2016 “Dada Centennial” International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction, Sante Fe, NM  
Juried group show, Juror/Curator: Cecil Touchon

2016“Art on Paper” Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD
Juried Group Show, Juror/Curator: Robert Mintz, Chief Curator,  Walters Art Museum, Baltimore.

2016  “Stormy Weather” Annapolis Maritime Museum, Annapolis, MD
Juried Group Show, Juror/Curator: Professor Nora Sturges, Towson  University

2015 “Questioning the Bomb: History and Non-Proliferation” University of Maryland Art Gallery, College Park, MD    Invitational Group Show, Juror/Curator: James Thorpe

2015  “Ephemeral”  Greater Reston Arts Center, Reston, VA
Juried Group show, Juror/Curator: Holly Koons McCullough

2015 “Sanctuary” Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, NW, Washington, DC
Juried Group Show, Juror/Curator: Shanti Norris

2015 “Emulsion”  Gallery O, Washington DC  
Juried Group Show: Juror/Curator: AdahRose Bitterman

2015  “Bricklayers”   Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA  
Juried Group Show, Juror/Curator: Jennie Shanker

2015 “Women Artists/Women Chefs”  Strathmore Arts Center, Rockville, MD  
Juried Group Show, Juror/Curator: Harriet Lesser

2015“LEGACIES”  Hillyer Art Space, Washington DC, Solo Exhibition

2014“READYMADE@100”  American University Museum, Washington DC
Juried Group Show, Juror/Curator: Mark Cameron Boyd

2014 “Fiction Non Fiction” The Gibbs Street Gallery at VisArts, Rockville, MD (Solo Exhibition)

2014 “Gedankenexperiment” American Association for the Advancement of Science Gallery, Washington, DC
Juried Group Show, Juror/Curator: Sarah Tanguy

2014 "Perceived and Constructed” Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE
Juried Group Show

2014 “Louloudi” , Athaneum Gallery, Alexandria, VA
Juried Group Show, Juror/Curator: Renee Stout

2013“Sculpture Now : 2013” Honfleur Gallery, Washington, DC
Juried Group Show, Juror/Curator: Florecy Morrisette

2011 “Poetics/Aesthetics” invitational show, University of Maryland Art Gallery, College Park, MD
Invitational Group Show

2009 University of Maryland Faculty Exhibition, College Park, MD

2008 “Jewish Lives” HaHakom Gallery, Kensington, MD (Solo Show)

2007 “Of Doors and Keys” Sarah Brown Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Juried Group Show

2006 “Folk Art: Tradition & Innovations” Harmony Hall Center, Fort Washington, MD
Juried Group Show

2006 University of Maryland Faculty Exhibition, College Park, MD

2004 Jane Haslem Gallery Washington, DC ( Two-person show)

2002 University of Maryland Faculty Exhibition, College Park, MD

2000 Annual Illustrators of Washington Exhibition, Sumner Gallery, Washington, DC (juried group show)

2000 University of Maryland Faculty Exhibition, College Park, MD

1999 Annual Illustrators of Washington Exhibition, Sumner Gallery, Washington, DC (juried group show)

1998 Annual Illustrators of Washington Exhibition, Sumner Gallery, Washington, DC (juried group show)

1998 “Illustrators Who Teach”, Society of Illustrators, NYC (Invitational group show)

1997 University of Maryland Faculty Exhibition, College Park, MD

1995 University of Maryland Faculty Exhibition, College Park, MD

1993 University of Maryland Faculty Exhibition, College Park, MD

1996 “Works from Maryland Faculty”, Konin Museum, Poland ( Group show)

1992 Otterbein College, Columbus, OH (Solo show)

1992 “Washington Illustrators” Montgomery College, Rockville, MD(Juried group show)

1990 The Partners Gallery, Bethesda, MD.  Painting. (Group show)

1989 Annual Show, Society of Illustrators, NYC (Juried group show)

1990 Annual Show, Society of Illustrators, NYC (Juried group show)

1979-84 Noel Butcher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA(Bi-annual Solo Shows)

CURATORIAL ACTIVITY
 

2016 “Winter Exhibition” MarylandFederation of Art, Annapolis, MD
Insert Aftermath ( detail ) Memoria Vitae ( see attached)

2013 “Network of Mutuality: 30 Years Post-Birmingham” Art Gallery, University of Maryland

PRESENTATION & LECTURE
 

2016“Design Thinking in Practice” Arttable, Washington, DC

2016“Personal Journeys” Art-o-Matic, Potomac, MD