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Man and Girl by Ruth Addinall

Real World

Ruth shows regularly in galleries in the UK and abroad.

People are always welcome to view Ruth's work in her studio ( For more information please go to the "Contact+" page.

If you wish to include Ruth in a forthcoming show, please send an email to

Forthcoming Exhibitions

  • 2023

    Catto Gallery, London - Women Painting Women, 9 - 28 June

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2022

    ING Discerning Eye 11 - 20 Nov, Mall Galleries, London.

    RSA Open: 23 Apr - 12 June.

    SWA Open: 6 Sep - 11 Sep (Mall Galleries, London).

    SWA Catto Gallery Award and exhibition opportunity

  • 2021

    Figurative Art Now, Mall Galleries online exhibition 7 July - 20 Sep. More info at Mall Galleries.

  • 2020

    ING Discerning Eye online exhibition (3 pieces) 19 Nov-31 Dec. More info at The Discerning Eye.

  • 2019

    Open Studio during Edinburgh Fringe Festival (August) Visit

    Thomsons Tower, Dr Neils Garden, Edinburgh 17-21 July. More info at

  • 2018

    Open Studio during Edinburgh Fringe Festival (August) Visit

    Union Gallery, Edinburgh 8-31 March

    Borders Art Fair 16-18 March

    Still Life - A Celebration: Gavagan Art, Settle, N. Yorks.31 Mar - 12 May

    RSA Open 23 June - 25 July

    Tatha Gallery (VAS members), Newport on Tay 25 Aug - 28 Sep

    Hillhouse Gallery, Broughton, Borders: 1 Sep - 24 Oct

    Short-listed for Lynn Painter-Stainer Prize 2018

  • 2017

    Open Studio during Edinburgh Fringe Festival (August) Visit

    Dundas St Gallery, Edinburgh 22-26 November

    Short-listed for the ArtGeminiPrize 2017

  • 2016

    RSA Edinburgh - VAS Annual 3-27 December

    Awarded NOA Orrin Trust prize for Homage to the Sparrows.

    Union Gallery, Edinburgh: June + July
    Hour Image Gallery, Forfar: August (figurative show)

    Open Studio during Edinburgh Fringe Festival (August)

    Short-listed and selected for NOA's 20th exhibition:
    Mercers Hall, EC2V 8HE 27 Oct - 4 Nov

  • 2015

    Sutton Gallery, Edinburgh: Winter Show

    Hour Image Gallery, Forfar
    North Yorkshire Open Studios (Dales), June 6/7 + June 13/14

    Open Studio during Edinburgh Fringe Festival (August)

  • 2014

    Union Gallery, Edinburgh: Now We Are Five
    Flaubert Gallery, Edinburgh: Edinburgh and its Fringes
    Bonhams, Edinburgh: MacMillan Charity joint show

  • 2013

    Meffan Winter Exhibition 2013, Forfar.
    Union Gallery, Edinburgh: Up the Garden Path
    Dales Countryside Museum,Hawes, Wensleydale: 27 April - 30 June
    Union Gallery, Edinburgh: In the Company of Birds

  • 2012

    Sun Gallery, Newburgh, Fife
    Coburg House Gallery, Edinburgh

  • 2011

    Union Gallery, Edinburgh

  • 2010

    Union Gallery, Edinburgh
    Medici Gallery, Cork St, London
    Flaubert Gallery, Edinburgh
    Edinburgh Art Fair

  • 2009

    European Commission, London
    Flat Cat Gallery, Lauder

  • 2008

    Randolph Gallery, Edinburgh
    Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

  • 2007

    Corte Real Gallery, Portugal
    Flaubert, Edinburgh

  • 2006

    Gallery Gora, Montreal
    Artdecaf, Glasgow
    St. Andrews Pottery, St. Andrews, Fife

  • 2005

    Just Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
    Dalkeith Arts Centre
    Iona House Gallery, Oxfordshire
    David Young Gallery, Edinburgh

  • 2004

    Bridgeman Art Library - Contemporary Artist

  • 2003

    Cambridge Contemporary Arts
    Wade Gallery, Elie, Fife
    Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
    Gold Gallery, Edinburgh
    SSA, Edinburgh

  • 2002

    Gold Gallery, Edinburgh
    RGI, Glasgow
    Redleaf Gallery, Tunbridge Wells

  • 2001

    Redleaf Gallery, Tunbridge Wells
    Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

  • 1999

    Montage Gallery, Castleton, N. Yorkshire
    RSA Edinburgh

  • 1998

    Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

  • 1997

    The Sun and Doves, Camberwell, London

  • 1996

    Demarco Foundation, Edinburgh

  • 1995

    SSA (Society of Scottish Artists) Edinburgh

  • 1993

    SAAC (Scottish Artists and Artist Craftsmen) Edinburgh

  • 1992

    Compass Gallery, Glasgow

  • 1990

    Wigmore Hall, London