Ruth Durland Horton Biography

Ruth Durland Horton





Ruth Durland Horton, painter, printmaker, and textile designer, 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 where she studied under Jonas Lie, Winold Reiss, and M. Sarg. Horton was a member of the Keramic Society, the Designers Guild of New York, and was a fellow at the MacDowell Art Colony in 1933.

Horton’s work was included in exhibitions at the Annual Textile Design Competition, winning prized in 1919 and 1922; the Currier Gallery of Art in 1937; and the MacDowell Colony in 1939.

Ruth Durland Horton died in 1942.