Ruth Shouval lives and works in Houston, Texas. She studied at the Bezalel Academy of Arts in Jerusalem, and received her MAE from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in 1996. She became a member of the CE RISD faculty in 1996 and remained there until 2015. She also attended the Glassell School of Art in Houston from 2004 to 2007. In 2012, she was selected to participate in PrintHouston Next, a national biennial of contemporary print juried by Dena Woodall, curator of prints and drawings at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH). Shouval's exhibitions include the Galveston Art Center, the Museum of Printing History (Houston, TX), Washington Printmakers Gallery (Washington, DC), Sol Koffler Gallery (Providence, RI), Sarah Doyle Gallery (Providence, RI), Barbara Davis Gallery (Houston, TX), amongst others. Her public art installations include the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence and the Kolter Elementary School in Houston. She was recently awarded first place at PrintTX 2015, a juried biennial exhibition in Houston.