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Daniel Airam
Harold Altman
Ugo Baracco
Thomas Barbey
Richard Baumann
Alexander Befelein
Giovanni Casadei
Judith De Zanger
Jon deMartin
Steve Dreyer
Robert Farber
Marcel Favreau
Kathy Fieramosca
Ruth Franklin
Johnny Friedlaender
Arturo Garcia
Alain Gaudin
Alfred González
Tony Graham
Ellen Granter
Julie Harvey
S. Hetreau
Makie Hino
Joseph Holston
Don Hong-Oai
Laurent Hours
Pierre Jacquelin
Peter Jogo
Parish Kohanim
Armin Landeck
Martin Lewis
Hely Lima
Edwin Lynch
Eduardo Malara
Jean Michel Mathieux- Marie
Frederick Mershimer
Henry Moore
John Morfis
Pam Moxley
Pablo Picasso
Paul Plante
Dede Reed
Kaoru Saito
Gaylord Schanilec
Lynn Shaler
John Sloan
James Stewart
Marcelo Suaznabar
Carole Teller
Mikio Watanabe
Marion Welch
Albeir Woda
Treacy Ziegler
Ruth Franklin

Ruth Franklin is an English artist born in Kent in 1964 and raised on England’s east coast in Suffolk. She obtained a BA Honors Degree in Fine Art and Painting at Brighton Art School. At Brighton, she came into contact with many established English artists.

In 1994 Ruth moved to Atlanta, Georgia where she currently lives and works. In 1996 she had her first one-woman show in the US at Gallery 71 which proved very successful for her. That year her work was featured in Architectural Digest, Metropolitan Home, House & Garden, Elle Décor, and Gourmet Magazine as part of a campaign for Larson-Juhl, the world’s largest framing and molding manufacturer.

While many artists use pastels for preliminary drawings and sketches, Franklin restores pastel to its rightful place as a major medium. With pastel she creates rich, bold colors and remarkable atmosphere which are hallmarks of her unique and personal style.

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Biographical Information

1979   Steeple End Gallery, Suffolk, England
Suffolk Show, Suffolk, England
1986 Brighton University, Degree Show, Solo Exhibition
Cirencester Art Gallery, West Sussex, England
Pig and Fig Gallery, Brighton, Sussex, England
1990 Riviera Gallery, East Sussex, England, Summer Exhibition
1991 Rye Art Gallery, East Sussex, England
Seen Galleries, Ltd., London, England
Riviera Gallery, East Sussex, England, Summer Exhibition
Northstore Gallery, East Sussex, England, Group show
Hastings Museum & Art Gallery, East Sussex, England
1992 Riviera Gallery, East Sussex, England, Summer Exhibition
Hastings Museum & Art Gallery, East Sussex, England
1996 Gallery 71, New York City, One Woman Show of Pastels, 26 Sep. - 10 Oct.
Art Focus Gallery, Centrepoint, Singapore
Galerie Ruetz, Munich, Germany
Gallerie Naif, Tokyo, Japan
1998 Gallery 71, New York City, One Woman Show of Recent Pastels, 14 - 28 May
Vinson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, One Woman Show, 11 Sept. – 31 Oct.
2000 Vinson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, Decaturscapes, Solo Show, 11 May – 30 June
2002 Hartman & Hartman Galerie, Gorinchem, Netherlands, Group Show
2003 Vinson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, Solo Show, 6 November– 29 November
2008  Gallery 71, New York City, Retrospective, 11-15 June


Kelloggs National Art Competition - The National Gallery, London, England, 1978
East Anglian Art Award

Selected Commissions and Corporate Collections

Deloitte & Touche
King &Spalding
Price Waterhouse
Roedean Girls School, East Sussex, England
Stockwell Films, London
Universal Studios, Florida
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Selected Private Collections

Leslie Cornish, Curator, Hastings Museum & Art Gallery, Hastings, England
Gus & Angie Cummings, Harpsichord House, Hastings, England
Carole Schwartz Funk, Price Waterhouse, Tampa, Florida
Alfred Gonzalez, Gallery71, New York, New York
Robert Hanning, Curator, Graphicstudio, USF, Tampa, Florida
Naomi Judd, Nashville, Tennessee
Mr. & Mrs. Arnold Palmer, Windermere, Florida
Jane Thynne, BBC, London, England
Trevor Watts, Moire Music Drum Orchestra, Hastings, England


ARTSPEAK, New York, February 1997, “Gallery71 Scores Again…”
ARTNOW Gallery Guide New York, September 1996, “Ruth Franklin at Gallery71”
Architectural Digest, House & Garden, Elle Décor, Gourmet, Metropolitan Home, 1996- 97- featured in ad campaign for Larson-Juhl