Ruth G. Waddy: A Printmaking Prophet

Having Fun, linocut, 1968, 12½ x 17"
Ruth Waddy
Having Fun
linocut (A/P), 1968
Museum Purchase made possible by Marilyn F. Belschner Arts Endowment Fund
Museum of Nebraska Art Collection

Ruth G. Waddy (1909-2003) came to artmaking later in life, during her early fifties, as an effort to build stronger relationships with artists and improve her advocacy skills. As a result, Waddy created artwork in response to the world around her, incorporating political and social commentary related to the Black community to which she belonged in Southern California.

To view this exhibition you will first need to enter the online gallery by clicking The Lives of Objects: Still Lifes from the MONA Collection exhibition. Once you have entered, navigate to the “e” in the upper left hand corner of your screen and select MORE EXHIBITIONS. From there click Ruth Waddy: A Printmaking Prophet.