Ruth Oliphant graduated with honors from the Australian National University's Glass Workshop in 2008. Upon graduating she was awarded the Ranamok Glass Prize Award and the Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society Award. Ruth mounted her first solo exhibition in 2009.
I am trying to recreate an essential aspect of the modern city based on my experiences and memories. By removing any obvious evidence of human activity the streets takes on an empty, dream-like quality. - Ruth Oliphant