Educational Qualifications

MA Art as Environment, Manchester Metropolitan University, 2000-2002

BA (hons) Fine Art Sculpture, Manchester Metropolitan University, 1997-2000

Foundation in Art and Design, Manchester Metropolitan University, 1996-1997


Arts Council of England, Developing Your Creative Practice grant, 2021

North West Arts Board, Setting Up Scheme Award and Placement, 2001-2003

AHRB Postgraduate Professional and Vocational Award to study MA Art as Environment at Manchester Metropolitan University 2000 – 2002

Selected Group Exhibitions


Henley Arts Trail with Wendy Penrose and The Garden Gallery

Fresh Air, Quenington, Gloucestershire


Spark Group exhibition, Rogue Studios, Manchester

Lavershot Barns, Windlesham, Surrey

Burghley Sculpture Garden, Stamford, Lincolnshire


Fresh Air, Quenington, Gloucestershire

50 Years at the Turnpike, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh

The Sculpture Park, Churt

Sculpture Trail, Leeds Castle

Cotwold Sculpture Park

RHS Rosemoor Sculpture Exhibition


The Sculpture Park, Churt

Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Penzance, Cornwall

The Hannah Bennett Sculpture Garden, Derbyshire

Withiel House with Lemon Street Gallery, Truro

Sculpture at the Castle, Leeds Castle, Kent

Landscape Design Show, Birmingham NEC


Doddington Hall Sculpture Exhibition

Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Penzance, Cornwall

The Sculpture Park, Churt

Withiel House with Lemon Street Gallery, Truro


Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Penzance, Cornwall

Breeze Art Fair, Trereife House, Penzance

Sculpture at Beaulieu, New Forest, Hampshire

Fresh Air, Quenington, Gloucestershire

The Sculpture Park, Churt

Withiel House with Lemon Street Gallery, Truro


Musee des Arts Decoratifs de Namur, Belgium

The Sculpture Park, Churt

Withiel House with Lemon Street Gallery, Truro


Fresh Air, Quenington, Gloucestershire

National Trust Chedworth Roman Villa, Gloucester

The Sculpture Park, Churt

Withiel House with Lemon Street Gallery, Truro


RHS Wisley Summer Exhibition

Doddington Hall Sculpture Exhibition

The Sculpture Park, Churt

Withiel House with Lemon Street Gallery, Truro


Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum, Essex

Chelsea Flower Show –  Avon Bulbs

The Sculpture Park, Churt


Doddington Hall Sculpture Exhibition, Lincolnshire

The Chelsea Gardener, London

Tim Andrews Gallery, Exeter

Withiel House, Lemon Street Gallery, Cornwall

Chelsea Flower Show – 1 Church Street Gallery

The Sculpture Park, Churt


Barbed, NEO Bankside, London

Artbridge, 1Bruton Street, Mayfair

Store Street Gallery, Bloomsbury, London

The Sculpture Park, Churt

Sotherbys Summers Place Auctions

Chelsea Flower Show – The Sculpture Park

Fresh Air, Quenington, Gloucestershire


The Sculpture Park, Churt

Sotherbys Summers Place Auctions

Art in the Garden, Avebury Manor, Wiltshire

Nature in Art, Chelmsford


Close to Nature, New Brewery Arts, Cirencester

Spiralling Skywards, National Trust Nymans

Fresh Air, Quenington, Gloucestershire

Art in the Garden, Rococo Gardens, Painswick, Gloucestershire

Chelsea Flower Show – Avon Bulbs


Summer Festival, Kew Gardens

Inspired by Plants, Cooper Gallery, Barnsley

Art de Jardin, Wingwell Sculpture Garden, Rutland

Mille Fiora, Gallery One, Grayshott, Surrey


Outside Art, Coventry

Cube Gallery, Bristol

One Church Street Gallery, Aylesbury


Toronto Art Fair with Sarah Myerscough Gallery

Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool

Barbed, Barnes, London


Chelsea Flower Show

Art de Jardin – Wingwell Sculpture Garden, Rutland

Beaux Arts, Bath


Henley Festival

Galanthus Gallery, Hertfordshire

Lemon Street Gallery, Truro


Make Me – Manchester Art Gallery

Sculpture in the Garden – Harold Martin Botanic Gardens, Leicester

Collect, V&A London


Sofa, Chicago

Pleasure Garden – Nottingham Castle

Secret Garden – Sheffield Museum and Art Gallery


In The Making – FAD, Barcelona

Thermo 03 – Lowry, Salford

Out There – Crafts Council, London

Explorations – Botanic Garden of Wales

Westonbirt Festival of Gardens, Gloucestershire


Adventurous Wild Flowers: Their Art and Science – Gallery Oldham, Oldham
Toured for 2 years to Scarborough Art Gallery, Usher Art Gallery Lincoln, Bolton Art Gallery, 20-21 Arts Scunthorpe, Durham Art Gallery.

Sculpturespace – Café Gallery, Bermondsey, London

Art In The Garden 2 – Sir Harold Hilliers Gardens and Arboretum, Hampshire

Selected Solo Exhibitions


FOFO – The Atkinson, Southport


Devotions to the Goddess Flora – Gallery Oldham, Oldham


Allium and Meadowleaf – National Trust Courts Garden, Wiltshire


Coexistence – National Trust Courts Garden, Wiltshire


Grovenor, 33 Davies Street, Mayfair


Synthesis – Kirkby Art Gallery, Kirkby, Liverpool

Flora Metallica – Nature in Art, Twigford, Gloucestershire


Showcase – Yorkshire Sculpture Park


Ruth Moilliet – Museum of Museums with Comme Ca Art


Ruth Moilliet – Springtime Exhibition


Ruth Moilliet – A Unique Presentation


Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport

Kirkcaldy Museum and Art Gallery

The Brindley, Runcorn

Warrington Museum and Art Gallery


Barbed, Barnes, London

Gallery Oldham, ‘Meadowlands’ exhibition


William Herschel Museum, Bath –


Storey Gallery, Lancaster (with Tricia Gillman)

20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe

Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport

Platform Gallery, Clitheroe (with Andy Goldsworthy)



Commissioned Artworks in corporate and private collections across the UK and internationally, examples of these are;

‘Tree of Life’
Memorial sculpture commissioned by Friends of Serenity for the grounds of Lancashire Women and Newborn centre, Burnley

‘Pollination Flowers’
Commissioned by Shangri-La International Hotel, Hong Kong

‘Flower Wall’ of recycled flowers
Commissioned by ONE Creative Environments for their Worcestershire head offices

‘Peace in Perpetuity’
Commissioned by RIBA West Midlands and Coventry City of Culture 2021 for The Show Windows project at The Botanist restaurant, created in collaboration with ONE Creative Environments

‘3 Leaf Sculpture’
Redhouse Park, Milton Keynes

‘Leaf railings and Flower wall’
Beechwood Carehome, Eastbourne

‘Allium Schubertii’
Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust, York

‘Rose Archway’
Swanswell Park,Coventry

Keybridge Development, Mount Anvil, Vauxhall

‘Bud and Tree’
Christies Cancer Care Centre, Wigan

Biddulph Primary Care Centre, Staffordshire

‘Olive Tree’
Commission of 2 works for Washwood Heath Wellbeing Centre

Atrium Sculpture for Pennfields High School, Wolverhampton

Sculpture for entrance of Kings CE School, Wolverhampton

Commission of 2 works for Sparkhill Primary Care Centre

Commission of 4 works for Hodgehill Primary Care Centre

Commission for Oxford High School for Girls day Trust

‘Pollination Sculpture’
Commissioned by Kew Gardens for 2010 Summer Festival

‘Meadow Panels’
Commissioned by International Corporate Art for Oasis of the Seas Cruise Ship

Commission by Kier Group/Oldham Council for Oldham Library

Commission for the William Herschal Museum, Bath


Commissions include;

Sona Asset Management, Mayfair, London

Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong

Hapag Lloyd Europa 2 Cruise Ship

Dolphin Square Trust, London, for the Dolphin Square Hotel

Urban Splash for Timber Wharf development, Manchester

‘Cardoon Parachutes’
Commissioned by Botanic Garden of Wales for Explorations Exhibition

‘Allium Schubertii’

Joseph Rowntree Gardens, York

Commission by Annie Guilfoyle for BBC Small Town Gardens


Permanent Collections

Kirkby Gallery and Prescot Museum, Liverpool    Seedhead

Atkinson Art Gallery,Southport, Lancashire    Allium, Corncockle, Cowslip

Gallery Oldham, Lancashire    Dandelion Parachutes, Seedheads, Daisy, Iris, Buttercup, Musk Mallow

Warrington Art Gallery    Cornflower and Wild Carrot

Runcorn Arts Centre    Poppy and Teasel


Television, Radio and Internet

BBC Radio 4, Front Row, interview about practice.

Small Town Gardens, BBC series, interview and commission.

BBC Radio Merseyside, interview about Atkinson Exhibition.

Painting Flowers, BBC4 series, interview and work featured on website.


Financial Times Magazine (March 2011) Article featuring Ruth’s work

Flower Arranger (Spring 2011) Article featuring Ruth’s work

Homes and Gardens (Jan 2010) Article featuring Ruth’s work

Lancashire Living (Nov 2009) Article featuring Ruth and her work

Homes and Antiques (Aug 2009) Article featuring Ruth’s work

Homes and Antiques (July 2008) Article featuring Ruth and her work

Exhibition Catalogue for Meadowlands exhibition (May 2006)

Home and Gardens (February 2006) Sculpture Featured in Garden section

Guardian (17th December 2005) Article featuring Ruth and her work

Crafts (January 2004) Exhibition feature for Platform Gallery exhibition

House and Garden (July 2003) work featured at the Westonbirt Festival

Telegraph (5th July 2003) work featured in Crafts Council exhibition

The Sunday Times (15th June 2003) work at the Westonbirt Festival

The Times (12th April 2003) Article about Garden sculpture featuring work.

Gardens Illustrated (March 2003) Profile Article about my practice

Buyers Guide to Contemporary British Metal Pub by Crafts Council 2001