About the Artist

Ruth Dunsky


Music and dance inspire my work and I find graceful shapes and a sense of movement everywhere in nature. I seek to capture the beauty that I see in nature and in the faces and expressions of people in my drawings and paintings.

Art studies and exhibitions

Ruth began her art studies while at Sir George Williams University (now Concordia). Later, she took classes with private artists before deciding to study Interior Design at Dawson College.

During her more than 20 years as an interior designer, whenever business slowed down, she pursued her interest in art by taking classes at the Sadie Bronfman Centre for the Arts until the school closed.

After retiring from her interior design career, Ruth put her energies into painting and studied with Rita Briansky and other Montréal artists. Since 2015, she has participated annually in summer workshops at St. Lawrence College in Ontario.

Ruth has worked in oils, pastels and more recently in acrylics. She also enjoys drawing.


2005-2019 Women’s Art Studio of Montréal – several first prizes as well as a number of honourable mentions

2005-2008, 2019 Women’s Art Society of Montréal

2005 Arts N.D.G.

2007 Gryphon d’or Tea Room – solo show

2008 PBS Art Auction

2008 Mile End Gallery – 3 artists show

2011 Eleanor London Library solo show

2013-2019 Wynmoor Festival of the Arts, Florida

2013-2019 Mount Royal Cemetery Art Exhibition. – first prize 2013 and 2015.

2014-2015 member of Galerie RCA which included various events, exhibitions

2018, 2019 Galerie de la Ville, Dollard des Ormeaux

2019 Square Foot art show and sale in benefit of the Old Mission Brewery