Item #AT-00394

Wind Behind the Tide by Ruth Bernice Anderson (1914-2002)


Wind Behind the Tide
Oil on Board
by Ruth Bernice Anderson (1914-2002)




13.5"H x 23.5"W


21.25" x 31.5"


Browne County Art Gallery, Nashville Indiana 1964
Private Collection Ohio

A painter in Indiana, Ruth Anderson was born in Indianapolis, Indiana July 7, 1914. She studied at the John Herron School of Art and her teachers were Clifton Wheeler and Gerry Pierce. Primarily a landscape and still life painter, her subjects were often downtown Indianapolis streets and architectural scenes and children at play.

She exhibited at the Tucson Fine Arts Association, Hoosier Salon (1944-1986), the Indiana Art Club in 1974, Brown County Art Association in Nashville Indiana 1964.

Her paintings are in the collections of the Brown County Art Gallery Association, Kokomo Public Library, Indiana University, Indiana Bell Telephone, Indiana State University, DePauw University, Indiana National Bank and Orchard School.

Anderson was a teacher at the Indianapolis Art League and at Shortridge High School in Indianapolis.

J.L. Collins, Women Artists in America
Judith Vale Newton and Carol Weiss: A Grand Tradition: The Art and Artists of the Hoosier Salon, 1925-1990. Published by the Hoosier Salon Patrons Association, Indianapolis, IN 1993