Ruta is a Lithuanian born artist who has resided in the United States since 1994.  She graduated from the Fine Arts Gymnasium in Kaunas, Lithuania in 1992.  Having studied and worked in Europe, she often draws from her European roots for inspiration.  Her fascination with vintage photography and history is visible in her works and portraits.  Her mediums include oil, acrylics and watercolor.  In addition to gallery works, she has painted numerous commercial and residential wall murals.

Her Other community activities and services include:

-Member of the Arts and Design Society

-OPA Board Member