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Kay Ruane

 (20th century)
Kay Ruane is active/lives in Massachusetts.  Kay Ruane is known for female figure in landscape.

Biography   Kay Ruane


A specialist in graphite drawing of figures in landscape, usually female figures, Kay Ruane does drawings that according to her "describe emotional states, or states of being on this earth in this body" (49).

Ruane studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. She has held grants from the McKnight Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Before dedicating her creative talents to her fine-art career, Ruane was a flight attendant who, on December 3, 1990, had her spine broken in a plane accident. It took her a long time to recover, something she gradually achieved, and her artwork came to reflect her feelings of being trapped in her own body. She focuses on the relationshi   ...  Displaying 750 of 3546 characters.

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