Ruth Dusseault is a cross-disciplinary artist who works in photography, film and installation. She works as a social geographer, recording utopian expressions as they reflect the historic present.
Dusseault is currently the Kirk Visiting Artist at Agnes Scott College where she is inaugural faculty for a new program in writing and digital communication. She previously taught lens-based and site-specific art as Artist in Residence at Georgia Tech’s College of Design, and film production at Georgia State University. She has a BA in psychology and attended graduate school in journalism at the University of Florida before earning her MFA at Florida State University, studying under Steve Kurtz and the Critical Art Ensemble.
She has curated exhibitions that merge art and architecture for the District of Columbia Art Center, the Contemporary in Atlanta and the Carnegie Museum of Art. She has received over a dozen awards and recognitions from institutions including New York’s Artadia Foundation, the Forward Arts Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Her work is exhibited and collected internationally, with showings at London’s Chelsea College of Art, Boston Center for the Arts, High Museum of Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, Houston Center for Photography and Bemis Center for the Arts.