Ruth Flynn is a visual artist based in Tramore, Waterford. Her career in the arts began as a musician playing in various bands throughout Ireland before moving to New York where she played all over the Tri-state area. After returning to Ireland in 2002, Ruth went back to college to study art.
Ruth has a BA (Hons) in Visual Art and an MA Arts Research through Live Art. She has performed in various festivals throughout Europe. She works in a variety of media including live performance, painting, film, photography, mixed media, and 3D.
Ruth has a studio at Goma Gallery of Modern Art where she leads workshops with community groups and schools. She works with creative arts as a therapeutic tool with a diverse range of vulnerable individuals, in early recovery from addiction, homelessness and mental health issues.
Ruth is a founding member and director of Outcast Theatre Productions, a group of likeminded musicians, writers and performers dedicated to creating socially conscious performance pieces.
Ruth’s current body of work explores her role in live art and the experience of taking the performer out of the performance environment and into everyday life.