Ruth Ball

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Ruth Ball (born Ruth Norton Ball[1]) was a sculptor and a competitor in art competitions at the 1928 Summer Olympics.


Ball was born to Charles and Ida Ball on December 12, 1879 in Madison, Wisconsin.[2] She would go on to become the Curator of Indian Arts at the San Diego Museum of Art. Ball died in El Cajon, California on her birthday in 1960.


  1. ^ "Ruth Ball". Retrieved 2011-04-16. 
  2. ^ "Early Sculpture and Sculptors in San Diego". Retrieved 2011-04-16. 

Her pieces of art were inspired by nature, with many designs involving fish