Ruth Eby Stinson
(1901 - 1993)
Ruth Eby Stinson was active/lived in Iowa, California, Nebraska. Ruth Stinson is known for painting, teaching.
Biography Ruth Eby Stinson
Born and raised in the small town of Hartington, Nebraska, Ruth Eby attended Hastings College (Hastings, NE) for a single year before enrolling at the Teacher's College, University of Nebraska. Eby completed her Art Education degree (BFA) in 1932 and that summer, attended the Stone City Art Colony. On weekdays, Ruth supervised fifteen Cedar Rapids children who came for morning art classes and picnic lunches; she also led Sunday classes for children. Eby studied watercolors and oil painting as a colony student. She lived on the third floor of the Green Mansion and was Pauline Phelps Trask's roommate. While at the colony, she met her future husband, Harry Stinson, an associate professor of art (specializing in sculpture) at the University of
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