Kay Ruane is a visual artist who lives and works in Cambridge, MA. She recently had solo exhibits
at Miller Block Gallery in Boston, MA and Jenkins Johnson Gallery in San Francisco, CA. Her
work has been shown in galleries and museums around the country, including DeCordova
Museum in Lincoln, MA, the Carnegie Museum, in Pittsburgh, Lyons Wier Gallery in Chicago
and New York, Jenkins Johnson Gallery in New York, Ohio State University, the Muscarelle
Williamsburg, VA, the William E. Galberg Gallery at the College of DuPage, Indiana University
and the Minneapolis College of Art & Design. In 1997 she received a National Endowment for
the Arts/ Arts Midwest Fellowship Award and a Minnesota State Arts Board fellowship grant.
In 1999 Kay was awarded the Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant. In 2002 she received
the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center/Copley Society 2002 Residency Fellowship. She has
also attended residencies at the VCCA, Ragdale Foundation in Lake Forest IL, and received a
full fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center.
Kay's work is represented in many public and private collections including the DeCordova
Museum, Fidelity Investments, St. Paul Companies, Travelers Express, Cargill, Incorporated