Ruth De Jong
Ruth P. De Jong was active/lived in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota. Ruth De Jong is known for painting, teaching.
Biography Ruth De Jong
Ruth P. De Jong (1891 - 1933)
Born in Mapleton, South Dakota, Ruth De Jong and her family later relocated to St. Paul, Minnesota, where she attended Central High School. She later attended North Dakota Agricultural College (now known as North Dakota State University) and the St. Paul School of Fine Arts*. After marrying, De Jong became a student at the Minneapolis School of Fine Arts* (1930-1932) and took courses in wood engraving* and still life painting.
She attended the 1933 session of the Stone City Art Colony*; artist records indicate her residency as Excelsior, Minnesota during 1933. For five years, De Jong served as the manager of the West Point Artists Colony in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
After attending the Stone
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