Ruth Lantz received her Masters in Visual Studies from the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) in Portland OR.  She has shown nationally including The University of Illinois at Chicago, The Pacific Northwest College of Art, and Washington State University. Her work has been seen in spaces such as The Laura Russo Gallery, Disjecta, Ditch Projects and Swarm Gallery. Lantz has been a recipient of the CAAP Grant (Community Arts Assistance Program) and a nominee for the Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA grant. She is an adjunct professor at Washington State University Vancouver and Portland Community College. She currently lives and practices in Portland, OR.