Meditations from Alpha Centauri
Ruth has a BA in Anthropology with a minor in Studio Art and an MA in Museum Studies.
She has worked in ceramics, painting, print making, 3-D art, and other media. Ruth
is an active member of the Quilt Guild of Arlington and the Etcetera Art Quilt Group.
Tennie Callahan, Ruth's grandmother, was a professional tailor. Tennie taught Ruth how to sew and instilled in her the joy of working with fabric. In the
mid-1970s, Ruth's mother gave her an unfinished Depression era quilt top and it sparked
her interest in quilting. Through research and experimentation, Ruth gradually learned
how to decipher quilt patterns, assemble the tops and do the hand quilting. Quilting
feeds her creative urge and challenges her to push the limits of color, shape and
Currently, Ruth's work is included in a group quilt exhibit in the Gallery Space at
Stage West Theater in Fort Worth, sponsored by the Etcetera Art Quilt Group.
Her art quilts are in private collections in Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma and
Texas. In May 2012, she participated in the Quilt Guild of Arlington's annual quilt
show, winning several awards.
Ruth works as the transcript clerk in the registrar office at the University of Dallas.
She has been serving in this position since 2007. You can contact her through e-mail
at: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 972.721.4059.
*** Broken a:122 Dallas: Ruth Callahan ***