Ruth Dunken Harrison

American, 1909-1996
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Ruth Dunken Harrison was born in Nashville, Tennessee, but spent most of her life in Waco and Dallas. She was a painter, graphic artist, and teacher.

Harrison attended  Baylor University, Waco, The University of Colorado, Boulder, the Art Institute of Chicago, the National School of Art, Washington, D.C. and the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence. In Dallas, she was a student of Martha Simkins, and studied at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts under Otis Dozier. In Chautauqua, New York, she was a student of Revington Arthur and H. Richard Duhme.

Harrison taught privately in Dallas from 1948 to 1957, and was art director and instructor at the Hockaday School from 1958 to 1995.

Harrison died in Dallas and was buried in Waco.

American Federation of Arts

American Graphic Society

Dallas Art Association

Dallas Museum of Contemporary Arts

Dallas Print Society

Frank Reaugh Art Club, Dallas

Texas Fine Arts Association

Annual Texas Cotton Palace Exposition, Waco, Texas, 1930

Annual Allied Artists Exhibition, Dallas, Texas, 1942

Texas Fine Arts Association Exhibition, 1957, 1961

Solo exhibition, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 1963

Solo exhibition, Hockaday School, Dallas, Texas, 1963

Annual Texas Artists Circuit Exhibition, 1963

Baylor University, Waco, Texas

Solo exhibition, Bettis Gallery, Waco, Texas

Waco Modern Art Gallery, Texas

Provincetown Art Association, Massachusetts

University of Buffalo Museum, New York

Solo exhibition, Erie Museum, Pennsylvania

Portraits, Browning Room, Baylor University, Waco

Ruth Dunken Harrison was born in Nashville, Tennessee, but spent most of her life in Waco and Dallas. She was a painter, graphic artist, and teacher.

Harrison attended  Baylor University, Waco, The University of Colorado, Boulder, the Art Institute of Chicago, the National School of Art, Washington, D.C. and the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence. In Dallas, she was a student of Martha Simkins, and studied at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts under Otis Dozier. In Chautauqua, New York, she was a student of Revington Arthur and H. Richard Duhme.

Harrison taught privately in Dallas from 1948 to 1957, and was art director and instructor at the Hockaday School from 1958 to 1995.

Harrison died in Dallas and was buried in Waco.

Awards & Memberships

American Federation of Arts

American Graphic Society

Dallas Art Association

Dallas Museum of Contemporary Arts

Dallas Print Society

Frank Reaugh Art Club, Dallas

Texas Fine Arts Association

Selected Exhibitions

Annual Texas Cotton Palace Exposition, Waco, Texas, 1930

Annual Allied Artists Exhibition, Dallas, Texas, 1942

Texas Fine Arts Association Exhibition, 1957, 1961

Solo exhibition, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 1963

Solo exhibition, Hockaday School, Dallas, Texas, 1963

Annual Texas Artists Circuit Exhibition, 1963

Baylor University, Waco, Texas

Solo exhibition, Bettis Gallery, Waco, Texas

Waco Modern Art Gallery, Texas

Provincetown Art Association, Massachusetts

University of Buffalo Museum, New York

Solo exhibition, Erie Museum, Pennsylvania

Museums & Collections

Portraits, Browning Room, Baylor University, Waco

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