Ruth Durland Horton Biography

Ruth Durland Horton

American

1894-1942

Biography

 

Painter, printmaker, and textile designer Ruth Horton was born in New York in 1894. She attended the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later the Parsons School of Design) and the Woodstock School of Landscape Painting under Jonas Lie, Winold Reiss, and M. Sarg. She was a member of the Keramic Society, the Designers Guild (NY), and the Francis McDowell Art Colony at Hudson Highlands.

 

Exhibitions included Currier Gallery of Art (1937) and Macdowell Colony (1939), among others. She was awarded the Annual Textile Design Competition in 1919 and 1922.

 

Ruth Horton died in 1942. A collection of her work, both graphic and fine art, can be found at the New York School Art Gallery's website.