Ruth Dusseault is a cross-disciplinary media artist who works in photography, film and installation. Her work falls at the intersection of geography and social psychology, reflecting utopian expressions as they enter the built environment.
She has a BA in psychology and attended graduate school in journalism before earning her MFA at Florida State University, studying under Steve Kurtz. Dusseault taught lens-based and site-specific art as Artist in Residence at Georgia Tech's College of Design for a decade. She 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 designs special topics courses that merge visual thinking, photography and science for Emory University and Georgia State University.
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.