France sketchbook—Viviers rooftop view

Joanne Beaule Ruggles is an artist and arts educator. In 2004 she concluded her 35-year academic career as Professor Emerita, Studio Art at California Polytechnic State University, where she received a Distinguished Scholarship Award. Ruggles received an Individual Artist Grant from the James Irvine Foundation, her work has been curated into the U.S. Department of State’s Art in Embassies Program, and her paintings have been exhibited in long-term installations in embassies in Freetown, Sierra Leone, as well as Luanda, Angola. joannebeauleruggles.com