Artist, designer & maker
A female traveller artist brought up on a council estate. Ruby is a keen advocate and activist for human rights, creating fairer opportunities for people limited by socio-economic factors. In particular invisible inequalities for ‘outsider’ communities. Ruby is an experienced designer and metal fabricator with speciality experience building large-scale, free-standing, outdoor spaces with circuses and outdoor theatre, where complex and weatherproof engineering and rigging is crucial. She is a qualified teacher and she has worked for ten years as a specialist facilitator and educator with hard to reach groups such as young offenders, members of the Gypsy, Roma & Traveller (GRT) community and people living with long-term mental health conditions.