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Ciara Ruddock

Teaching Artist, Fine Arts

Ciara Ruddock is a Brooklyn-based visual artist originally from Oakland, California. Ciara’s work as an oil painter is influenced by her fascination of organic movement and color. Ciara received her BA from Saint Mary’s College in Art History with a focus in Art therapy and thus has become involved with various Outsider Art organizations world wide as a volunteer and mentor. Her recent projects focus on the connections between classical dance and fine art, working side by side with the Ballet Preljocaj and receiving her MFA from The Marchutz School of Fine Art in France.