Ruth de Vos: CV


Education:
University of Western Australia, WA, BSc (Zoology) / BE (Environmental, Honours)
Albany Senior High School (TEE)

 

Career Highlights:
Best of Show, Quilt West 2007
Eucalypts in Focus (solo exhibition, 2008)
Quilt National 2009
Quilts by Ruth de Vos (invitational solo exhibition at the Australasian Quilt Convention, 2011)
to be a child (solo exhibition, 2012)
Acquisitive Prize winner at Australian Cotton Fibre Expo 2013
Acquisitive Prize winner at Golden Textures 2015
Quilt National 2015
Quilt National 2017

Selected Exhibitions:

2017
Quilt National ‘17
Golden Textures ‘17
Minnawarra Art Award

2016
Australia Wide 5

2015
Art Quilt Australia ’15
Golden Textures (Acquisitive prize winner)
Quilt National ‘15

2014
Feature Artist at Aspects of Kings Park, 2014 Wildflower Festival
stitched & bound Back to the Razors Edge
Australia Wide 4
Australia Quilts @ Carrefour Europeen du Patchwork

2013
Australian Cotton Fibre Expo (winner of the Acquisition Prize)
Minnawarra Art Award
Highly Commended at the City of Melville Art Awards

2012
Bunbury Regional Art Galleries Christmas Shop
A Child is Born: Wesley Uniting Church
stitched & bound 2012
For We Are Young and Free: Toyota Community Spirit Gallery
Regeneration: Contemporary Quilted Textiles
to be a child – solo exhibition
stitched & bound 2012

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

2010
The New Quilt 2010
SAQA Creative Force ’10
Wonders of the World, IQF Houston
Australia Wide 2
stitched and bound 2010

2009
Quilt National 2009
Art Quilt Australia 09

2008
Eucalypts in Focus – solo exhibition at Central TAFE’s Showcase Gallery, Northbridge, WA
Best of Australia, Australasian Quilt Convention
Australia Wide
Minnawarra Art Award 2008
Stitched and Bound 2008
Expressions 2008 – The Wool Quilt Prize
Dare to Differ 2008

2006
Best of the Best – A display of quilts from the West Australian Quilter’s Association, at the Australasian Quilt Convention 2006
Selected Awards:
2009
1st Prize – Art Quilts (Quiltwest 2009)

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

2006
Best Machine Quilting (Quiltwest 2006)
3rd Prize – Art Quilts (Quiltwest 2006)
4th Viewer’s Choice (Quiltwest 2006)

2005
Best Use of Colour (Quiltwest 2005)
2nd Prize – Art Quilts (Quiltwest 2005)

 

Collections:
Western Australian Museum (History Collection)
Private Collections – Australia, Canada, United Kingdom & United States

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