RUTH WATSON has
had over 20 solo exhibitions since her first Wellington show
in 1987. She has exhibited in New Zealand, Australia, Europe
and the United State. Shows have included the 1996 Stedelijk
Museum, Amsterdam / City Gallery, Wellington exhibition "The
world over / De Wereld Bollen", 1997's Museum of Contemporary
Art, Sydney exhibition "Between art and Nature" and
the 2004 Asia Society, New York exhibition "Paradise Now?
contemporary art from the Pacific". She is a doctoral candidate
at the Australian National University, writing a dissertation
on cordiform (heart-shaped) maps of the sixteenth century. She
is currently living in Canberra.
Ruth's work in <abstractions> was curated by Gordon