Leadership Roles

Ruth Burgess letter written by secretary of Woman's Art Club of New York

Letter announcing Ruth's election to Presidency of Woman's Art Club of New York

Ruth Burgess held leadership roles as President of the Woman’s Art Club of New York, and National Association of Women Artists, soliciting donations from wealthy friends effectively enriching the financial outlook for these organizations. She also served as President of the Art Students’ League of New York, contributing to the promotion of women in the Arts.