Selected Art Exhibits San Francisco (unless noted)

Roll Up Project, Bitch’s Benediction/Angels in Oakland, Oakland, 2018
Arden Wood Gallery Cafe,
Visions and Visages 2018
Gallery Rocking Horse
North Beach and Beyond 2017
Live Worms Gallery 2017
The Emerald Tablet 2014
Cafe International 2012
Rosh Hodesh: Beginning and Renewal, BJE Jewish Community Library 2011
Group Exhibition 2011
Dreams, together with Ann Phelan, Live Worms Gallery 2004
Divine Images– Community Artists Encounter the Second Commandment,
    Jewish Community Library 2004
Moment and Eternity, solo exhibit, 1100 Montgomery 2001
The Art of Jewish Healing, Jewish Community Library 2001
Displays of Courage, Jewish Community Library 2001
Jewish Arts Renaissance, Chochmat Halev, Berkeley, 1999
9 San Francisco Artists, Exilio Gallery 1999
North Beach Bohemian, Enrico’s 1998
Merav - A Celebration of the Artists’ Model, Bradford Smock Gallery 1998
Open Door - Ruth Caprow, solo exhibit, The Open Door 1997
Além da Ãgua (Beyond the Water): Copiacabana, public art project along the river
     border between Spain & Portugal, 1996
Reopening Exhibit, Radio Valencia,  1996
Harvest Indigo, Trinity Episcopal Church Sacristy, 1994
USA 29, Stamp Exhibition, Design Partnership, 1993 - and at Enrico’s, 1994
Naked Naked Beat, North Beach Repertory Theatre Gallery, The Cannery,1993
Naked North Beach 12 Exhibitionists, The Cannery, 1993
Curtains for the E’way, solo exhibit about the demolition of a waterfront freeway.
    Gallery LaGreca, 1993
Figurative Exhibition, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, 1990
New Moves: Columns, a collaborative performance with choreographer Patricia Craves,
    San Francisco State University, 1989
Annual, Forecast Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1984
Permanence/Impermanence, Wave Gallery, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 1984
Opening Exhibit, Wave Gallery (as a founding member), Saint Paul, Minnesota, 1983
Profiles, painting installed, Bay City Central High School, Bay City, MI, 1972-1996

Life Model Sessions, Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s Atelier Lumiere, 1989-2014
Jewish Art Educators Network, La’atid, Bureau of Jewish Education, 2002-2004

Artist’s Assistant - Stephanie Peek

Fellowship - Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, 2005-2007


BJE, Jewish Community Library, San Francisco:
All About Books, 2007
  Freud, Moses & Monotheism: Community Artists Seize the Psyche, 2006
America and I, 2005
On the road to Morocco, 2005
  Divine Images– Community Artists Encounter the Second Commandment, 2004
Long Live Life - Theresienstadt 1941-1945: designed and curated an exhibit of
    art from the Theresienstadt concentration camp to accompany a concert
    by the same name at the Jewish Music Festival 2001, also shown at Sonoma
    State University, San Francisco’s Main Library, and Congregation Beth Sholom.


Cover Painting: Ezekiel’s Vision, for reprinting of Jewish Gnosticism, Merkabah Mysticism, & Talmudic Tradition by Gershom Scholem, Henry Hollander Books
Father at Heavens’ Gate, for Donna and James Hallow
Tara, for Arlene commissioned by Patricia Craves
Ketubah (marriage contract): for Danny Kahn and Anita Merk

Art Consultant

Artpeace, San Francisco Jewish Community Center, Teen Program 2004

Art Educator, Congregation Beth Sholom Religious School, K - 7th grade, 2000 - 2006
Beyt Sefer Sholom Religious School, K - 7th grade, 2006-2007
Workshops, Art Educators Network, Jewish Community Library, Rosh Hodesh Group of Congregation Beth Sholom, San Francisco

Graphic Design - 1981-92 Designer and illustrator: Caprow Design, Stephanie Peek Design, & Design Vectors

Education - Bachelor of Science in Art, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1981
Pardes Institute, Jerusalem, courses in traditional calligraphy, 1997


please note: this site is in transition.

– Ruth Caprow