Current and Upcoming Exhibitions 2017

April 28th - May 8th, Mosaic Artists of Michigan, Hellenic Museum, Detroit, MI  
Aug. 18-28, MI Great Artist, Online exhibition and competition, www.migreatartist.com
Sept. 8-Oct. 13, BBAC Ceramic Students' Show, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI
Oct. 13, 22d Annual ArtWorks Detroit, Matrix MAC Health Benefit, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
Oct. 29- Dec. 7, Jam Session (collaborative vessels between Ruth Tyszka and 8 ceramic artists), Janice Charach Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI

Past Exhibitions & Galleries

Exhibits 2016

April 9-Sept. 4, Cake, Juried Exhibition, Dinnerware Museum, Ann Arbor, MI
April 29-May 28, DAM Biennial All Media Exhibition 2016, Juried Exhibition, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
Oct. 7, 21st Annual ArtWorks Detroit, Matrix MAC Health Benefit, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

Exhibits 2015

Sept. 18, 20th Annual ArtWorks Detroit, Michigan Aids Coalition Fundraiser, The Alchemy - Warehouse C, Detroit, MI
Oct. 25-Dec. 10, Just Desserts (3 artist show: Darcel Deneau, Joan Schwartz & Ruth Tyszka), Janice Charach Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI

Exhibits 2014

March 1, 10th Annual Mad Hatter’s Luncheon Teapot Exhibition, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
March 6-29, Mosaic Artists of Michigan: Mosaic Evolution, Riverside Art Center Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI
April 6-May 18, 25th Annual Teapot Show: On The Road Again, Chiaroscuro Gallery, Chicago, IL
July 25-Aug 22, Adjacent Fragments, Mosaic Artists of Michigan, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center (BBAC), Birmingham, MI
Sept. 19, 19th Annual ArtWorks Detroit, Michigan Aids Coalition Fundraiser, Former Federal Reserve Building, Detroit, MI
Sept. 24-Oct. 12, Art To Change The World: Inspiring Social Justice, Fountain Street Church, ArtPrize 2014, 24 Fountain St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI. Collaboration by artists Darcel Deneau, Joan Schwartz and Ruth Tyszka: "Just Listening."

Exhibits 2013

28th Annual Friends of Polish Art Fine Arts Competition, Juried Exhibition and Competition, Galeria at Orchard Lake Schools, Orchard Lake, MI.
Arts for the Spirit, Oakwood Hospitals, MI, multiple consecutive galleries.
Ariana Gallery, Royal Oak, MI.
Spotlight on Mosaics, Downriver Council for the Arts, James R. DeSana Center for the Arts, Wyandotte, MI.
Art for God’s Sake, Juried Exhibition, St. Anastasia Catholic Church, Troy, MI.

Exhibits 2012

The 99th Annual Scarab Club Gold Medal Exhibition, Juried Exhibition, Scarab Club, Detroit, MI.
27th Annual Friends of Polish Art Fine Arts Competition, Juried Exhibition and Competition, Galeria at Orchard Lake Schools, Orchard Lake, MI.  Awarded Best In Show. 
The Cutting Edge, Juried Exhibition, Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI.
2012 Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Juried Exhibition and Competition, Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI.  Awarded 4th Place.
Mosaic Arts International 2012, Juried Exhibition, Lexington Center Museum & Gallery, Lexington, Ky.  
Permanent installation, Henry Ford Hospital, West Bloomfield, MI.  “Blue Bird” is included in Mosaic Artists of Michigan display of mosaic art.

Exhibits 2011

Mosaic Magic, Invitational, Grosse Pointe Art Center, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI.
Art For God's Sake, Juried Exhibition, St. Anastasia Catholic Church, Troy, MI.
These “DAM” Shoes (in conjunction with the “Underwear” Show), Invitational, Detroit Artists’ Market, Detroit, MI.
Contemporary Mosaics: Mosaic Artists of Michigan, University of Michigan Hospital, Gifts of Art Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI.

Exhibits 2010

Mosaic Artists of Michigan, Juried Exhibition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI.
Magnificent MAM, Studio 1219, Port Huron, MI.
Mosaic Artists of Michigan, Ariana Gallery, Royal Oak, MI.
ArtRages gallery, Detroit, MI.

Exhibits 2009

Delphi Annual Art Glass Festival, Lansing, MI.

Exhibits 2007-2008

Work Exhibited at the Creative Arts Studio, Royal Oak, MI (through present).
Work Exhibited at the Seaweed Galleries, Matlacha, Sanibel Island and Captiva Island, FL.
The Friends of Polish Art 22nd Annual Richard Kubinski Art Competition, Orchard Lake, MI.
Delphi 16th Annual Art Glass Festival, Lansing, MI.

Exhibits 2006

Delphi 15th Annual Art Glass Festival, Lansing, MI.
Inspirations In Clay And Glass, Invitational, Universal Stained Glass, Oak Park, MI.
The Friends Of Polish Art 21st Annual Kubinski Art Competition, Orchard Lake, MI, Honorable Mention and Peoples’ Choice Awards.
Christmas Inspirations In Clay And Glass, Invitational, Universal Stained Glass, Oak Park, MI.

Exhibits 2005

Delphi 14th Annual Art Glass Festival, Lansing, MI.

Awards

Best in Show: Water Girl, 27th Annual Friends of Polish Art Fine Arts Competition, Galeria at Orchard Lake Schools, Orchard Lake, MI. 2012.
4th Place: Tracy’s Summer Patio Party (cake from the Celebrate! TM series), 2012 Michigan Fine Arts Competition.
People’s Choice Award and Honorable Mention: Heaven and Earth, The Friends of Polish Art 21st Annual Kubinski Art Competition, Galeria at Orchard Lake Schools, Orchard Lake, MI. 2006.

Permanent Installations & Collections

Ray's Ice Cream, Royal Oak, MI.
Honorary Consulate of Denmark, Detroit, MI.
Participant in Mosaic Artists of Michigan Collaborative Installation, Dexter Wellness Center, Dexter, MI.
Blue Bird, included in Mosaic Artists of Michigan installation, Henry Ford Hospital, West Bloomfield, MI.
Mosaic floor (collaboration), Cheetah Conservation Botswana, Ghanzi, Botswana.

Publications

Bonnie Fitzgerald, Guide to Mosaic Technique, Trafalgar Square (2014) (includes Water Girl).
Pam Givens & Jacqueline Iskander, Edible Bits & Pleasing Pieces, (2014) (includes three cakes from the Celebrate! TM series).
Jeffrey B. Snyder, ed., Mosaic Art Today, Schiffer Books (2012).  Selected for cover photo: Parisian Birthday (cake from the Celebrate! TM series).

PRINT, WEB & VIDEO

Professional Artist Magazine, Artist Spotlight Gallery, professionalartistmag.com, May 2017. 
Sheila Purslove, "Mosaic Marvels: Attorney Creates Award-Winning Artistic Designs," Detroit Legal News, Jan. 8, 2016.
Mike Koury, "Exhibit Explores 'Just Desserts,'" C & G Newspapers, Oct. 29, 2015.
"3 SAMA Members Share Spotlight At Detroit Area Exhibition," Society of American Mosaic Artists, americanmosaics.org, Oct. 26, 2015.
Beth Dalbey, "'Just Desserts' Features Bloomfield Hills Artist," Bloomfield-Bloomfield Hills Patch, Oct. 21, 2015.
Megan Swoyer, “Two Area Artists In Local Mosaic Show Balance Careers, Families and Creative Endeavors,” Oakland Press, Oct. 21, 2015.
Jay Grossman, “Bloomfield Hills Artist Delves Into The Sweeter Side Of Life,” Hometown Life, Birmingham Eccentric, Oct. 21, 2015.
Cynthia Price, “Attorney’s ArtPrize Entry Focuses On Justice: Ruth Tyszka Says Her Art Is Informed By Being An Attorney,” Detroit Legal News, Oct. 6, 2014, 1.
Cynthia Price, “Attorney’s ArtPrize Entry Focuses On Justice,” Grand Rapids Legal News, Oct. 1, 2014, 1.
"Walk With Me," [including "Just Listening" as one of her favorite pieces], The Unreal Life, theunreal-life.blogspot.com, Sept. 29, 2014 .
Stacie Tamaki, "First Four Days Review Of ArtPrize 2014," I Found the Place, theflirtyguide.blogspot.com, Sept. 28, 2014.
Sarah Sell, "Art Dealing With Social Issues At ArtPrize," WZZM13 abc, Sept. 24, 2014.
Joshua Gordan, “Local Artists Team Up To Present Sculpture At ArtPrize In Grand Rapids,” C and G News, Sept. 24, 2014, 3.
Brant Freer, "Grand Rapids ArtPrize Entry Highlights NSA Surveillance Activities," Bits & Pieces, freer.com/bits/, Sept. 23, 2014
Louis Meldman, “Artbeat MFAC at the BBAC,” Bloomfield Hills Living, April 2013, 14 (featured artist).
“FPA Announces Fine Art Competition Winners,” Polish Times, Oct. 10, 2012, 4-5.
“News from the Galeria,” Orchard Lake Good News, Fall 2012 No. 90, 35-36.
“Friends of Polish Art 27th Annual Fine Arts Competition Big Success,”  Friends of Polish Art Newsletter, Nov. 2012, 1, 6.
Paul Arlon, “Attorney Moves From Music To Become Master Of Mosaic,” Motion Magazine For The Active Attorney, Fall 2010, 35.
“21st Annual Kubinski Exhibit and Competition Featured During October,” Orchard Lake Good News, Winter 2006 No. 78, 38.
“21st Annual Kubinski Art Competition Winners Announced,” The Polish Weekly, Oct. 12, 2006.
“3 Local Artists To Show Work Of Glass, Clay,” Detroit Free Press, Community Free Press,  July 23, 2006.