Event Details


The Cornell Women’s Network and the College of Veterinary Medicine invites you to an exclusive event with Kathy Ruttenberg!

Kathy is a multifaceted artist and the creator of the Private Myths/Public Dreams Exhibition at Francis Nauman Fine Art Gallery through March 8, 2019, and the installation “Kathy Ruttenberg: In Dreams Awake”, which features six monumental sculptures along the Broadway Mall, on view through February 2019.

Kathy is a friend of Cornell and she has made it possible for the gallery to open its door to us for a private coffee and tour. After, the visit to the gallery, Kathy will lead a bus tour along the Broadway Mall to see the sculptures part of her “In Dreams Awake” Exhibition.  We are excited about this opportunity to hear from Kathy about her inspiration, and the symbolism and creative processes behind her pieces. 

After the event, attendees interested in enjoying more time mingling and connecting with each other, are welcome to join us for brunch at a nearby restaurant.

This will be a one-of-a-kind experience and we can’t wait for you to join us!

Date: Sunday, February 10, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Francis Naumann Fine Art, West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019
Cost: This is a free event, but registration is required because attendance is limited.

Meet our Speaker:
Kathy Ruttenberg

Kathy Ruttenberg’s works are permanently installed in the Tisch Children’s Zoo in New York’s Central Park and in the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve in Brazil and she has had more than 35 solo shows and her work has been included in more than 100 group shows.

Kathy, who is known for her large-scale ceramic work, has created bronzes with mixed media that feature her personal iconography of hybrid characters composed of human, animal and plant forms. She has a solo exhibition at Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, Kathy Ruttenberg: Private Myths / Public Dreams currently on display through March 16, 2019. She is a devoted animal-lover and conservationist.