Rutie Borthwick is a London-based Artist, educator and curator.
Rutie is a graduate of The Slade School of fine Art MFA where she was selected for the Inaugural Slade Print Fair Scholarship and the Adrian Carruthers Studio Award with ACME studios (2015). Borthwick works as a curator and educator at Gerald Moore Gallery, London where she runs creativity, wellbeing and art workshops.
Rutie Borthwick creates spaces which investigate safety and nurture through her immersive installations and her delicate paintings. Her work explores previously-unacknowledged personal histories within the physical body of the audience, reminding our somatic system of the preverbal emotions and desires we develop from birth and early childhood.
Recent exhibitions and commissions include: Soft Facade 2022,Gerald Moore Gallery; The Sad Eyed Chameleon 2021, Staffordshire Street Studios; Dear World Project 2020, Outreach Project Commission and exhibition, Stour Space and UCL neuroimaging department; Mental Health Room 2019, Commission for St Mary’s Hospital, London; The Oval Window 2019, Gerald Moore Gallery; Beyond my brain 2017 Special Commission and exhibition, London Brain Project for Institute of Child Health; Wherewithal 2016 Award show, PEER, London; The Art Car Boot Fair 2016, Art fair commission , Hastings and London; Entrusted 2016,Solo show, Cabin Gallery, London.