Faculty Profile for Ruth Kaplan


Ruth Kaplan

Haliburton School of The Arts

Ruth Kaplan is a Toronto-based photographer whose work explores a variety of themes such as bathers in communal hot spring, participants in rituals of spirituality and guests at debutante balls. Documentary-based, her images are subjective offering a highly personal interpretation of social behavior. She has exhibited widely over the past twenty years and is represented by the Stephen Bulgar Gallery. Her commercial work is largely in the arena of editorial photography and she has received National Magazine Awards, Canada Council, Ontario Arts Council and Toronto Arts Council grants. In addition to her photographic practice, she is a photography instructor at OCAD University, RyersonUniversity, University of Toronto. Ruth has recently completed her MFA at Ryerson University in Documentary Media. www.ruthkaplanphoto.com www.BulgerGallery.com

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