Biography

Isabel Rucker is a multi-disciplinary artist living in Wyoming where she seeks sunlight’s refracting and illuminating effects throughout the natural world and the shapes and patterns found there. She is working on a converging body of work including abstract watercolor paintings, sculptures, gemstone carving, and jewelry.

Past work includes public sculptures in Jackson and Pinedale, Wy, a massive 450’ long graphic novel drawn on rolls of paper, Unfurling, owning an art gallery, Isabel Jewelry and Gallery, 25 years of jewelry and metalsmithing, and extensive drawing and painting.

In 2019, she installed solo exhibits of her paintings in the Center for the Arts and St. John’s Hospital and created her second public sculpture for Jackson Hole Public Arts’ ArtSpot in downtown Jackson, Wy. This autumn, she is looking forward to building a temporary sculpture for JH Public Arts’ PARKing Day and a sculptural installation at West Weird Gallery.

Isabel was resident artist at the Jentel Foundation in 2017. She has lived and traveled throughout the country and world and received a BA Fine Arts from University of Oregon. She is continuing her education to become a Graduate Gemologist from Gemological Institute of America. She owns a jewelry business, Isabel Jewelry.

Resume/CV: contact isabel@isabelrucker.com

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Unfurling installed in SOMArts, San Francisco, group show, 2009.