Ruth Franklin

Artist Statement

Lowestoft College of Art, Suffolk, England
Brighton Art School, East Sussex, England - BA Honours Degree, Fine Art/Painting

Selected Awards:
Kelloggs National Art Competition - The National Gallery, London, 1978
East Anglian Art Award

Ruth Franklin was born in Kent, England, in 1964, and was raised on the country’s east coast in Suffolk.


Ruth has been creating expressive, soulful, figurative paintings and drawings since childhood. She earned a Painting degree from Brighton Art School in 1986 and has worked as a full-time professional artist ever since.

Ruth's work is exhibited worldwide, from New York to the Netherlands, and she was branded "an important contemporary artist with a unique vision" by ARTspeak Magazine in 1998. Since 1994, Ruth has lived & worked in the quaint city of Decatur, Georgia - near Atlanta.

"Working Girls"

acrylic on board

30" x 40"

"Pram" 6048

acrylic on canvas

36" x 36"

"Field Series #0717"

acrylic on canvas

16" x 16"

"Field Series #4247"

acrylic on canvas

36" x 24"

"Tide 2" #0740

acrylic on canvas

16" x 12"

"Field Series #5542"

acrylic on canvas

48" x 48"

"Field Series #0714"

acrylic on canvas

36" x 36"

"Suffragettes" #1371

acrylic on canvas

14" x 11"


"Field Series #9675"

acrylic on canvas

11 3/4" x 16 3/4"


acrylic on canvas

18" x 36"

"Untitled #1361"

acrylic on canvas

28" x 22"

Bennett Gallery

2104 Crestmoor Rd

Nashville TN 37215