About

Ruta Reifen, born in Jerusalem, Israel, 1984.

Received her B.Design in Jewelry from Shenkar College of Design , Israel, 2009. In 2011 she received a honors MFA from the Jewelry + Metals department at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Ruta keeps her own studio practice in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Works with Sienna Patti Contemporary, MA, Gallery Loupe, NJ, her work has shown in Israel, Europe, the United States and is part of the permanent collection at Museum of Art and Design, NY, and Panland Gallery, NC.

Ruta’s teaching experience include the School of Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA) Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, NY), Shenkar College of Engineering & Design (Israel), 92nd Street Y (Manhattan, NY), Brooklyn Metal Works (Brooklyn, NY) and Penland School of Crafts (Penland, NC).

 

Current Studio Artists

Mariana Garibay Raeke, Mixed Media Sculpture, Tuesday

Tai Hwa Goh, Printmaking, Design, Installation, Wednesday

Kathleen McDermott, Multimedia Performance, Technology Design, Thursday

Rachel Frank, Mixed Media Sculpture, Performance, Friday

Heidi Lau, Ceramic Sculpture, Paper Sculpture, Saturday

Christa Pratt, Painting, Mixed Media, Sunday

Ilana Harris-Babou, Performance, Mixed Media Installation, Tuesday–Saturday