Ruth Walter Croton (February 23, 1926 - June 18th, 2010) was an artist and writer who was born and raised in New York City, and spent part of her childhood at the Stelton colony in New Jersey. She presently resides in France.
She studied at the Tyler School of Fine Arts in Philadelphia from 1944-1946, and at Queens College from 1946-48, where she was the first student ever to be honored with "Special distinction in painting."
Her creative spirit has expressed itself through painting, sculpture, novels,
short stories, and poetry.
Her paintings have been displayed at galleries in New York and Paris, and are in private collections in the USA, France, Switzerland, and Sweden.
Her novel, "The Bathsheba Connection" was published by Writers Club Press in 2000, and she has had many short stories published in various international publications.