1975 – 1978  Royal Academy Schools (Post-Graduate Certificate)   
1971-1974  Loughborough College of Art & Design (Dip AD in Fine Art)
1970-1971  Luton School of Art (Foundation Course in Art)
 2000-2018 Colour Workshops to BA (Hons) Illustration and Textiles Programme (UCF)
 1979-2011 Part-time teaching on the BA (Hons) Fine Art Course at University College Falmouth (Formerly Falmouth School of Art)  
1979 onwards Part Time and Visiting Tutor to BA Fine Art Departments to numerous colleges in England and Wales
1978-1979    Junior Fellowship South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2023 Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Penzance
2022 Beside The Waves, Falmouth
2022 The Table Hay, Hay-on-Wye
2018 Martin Tinney Gallery, Cardiff
2014 Beside The Wave, Falmouth
2014/07 Russell Gallery, London
2013 The Art Room, Topsham
2006 Artist of the Day, Flowers Central, London
2003 Newlyn Gallery, Penzance, Cornwall
1997 Inaugural Show, Hall for Cornwall, Truro
1995/92/89/85 Paton Gallery, London
1984 Plymouth Arts Center, Spacex Gallery, Exeter 
1982 Oriel Gallery, Cardiff,King Street Gallery, Bristol
1980 New Grafton Gallery, London
Some Selected Mixed Exhibitions  
2023/24 The Padstow Studio, Padstow
2020,21,22,23,24 Belgrave Gallery, St Ives
2023 Russell Gallery, London
2020 Heseltine Gallery, Truro
2020 Russell Gallery, London
2020 Tregony Gallery, Cornwall
2019 Brook Gallery, Budleigh Salterton
2018 I Also Paint, Gateway Gallery, Cheshire
2017 The Cut, Suffolk with Sharon Beavan and Frances Edmonds
2016 Short Stories, Gallerie Windkracht13, Den Helder, Holland
2016 The Ruth Borchard Collection, The Next Generation, Kings Place Gallery, London
2013/11 The Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Exhibition, Kings Place Gallery, London
2012 Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, London
2012 The Holburne Portrait Prize, Bath
2011/05/02/00 The Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
2019/14/06 Mixed Exhibitions Belgrave Gallery, St Ives
2003/00/96 The Hunting Art Prizes, National Art Competition
1997 In the Looking Glass, Contemporary Self Porttraits by Women Artists, Usher Gallery, Lincoln 
1989 The New British Painting, organised by The Contemporary Art Centre, Cincinatti, then touring to Chicago Public Library Cultural Centre; Haggerty Museum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; South Eastern Centre for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Michigan.
1984 John Player Portrait Award. National Portrait Gallery TSWA The National Open Art Exhbition. A national exhibition of work selected from an open submission (Prizewinner)
1981 Fragments Against Ruin. An Arts Council Collection Touring Exhibition
1981/77 Royal Academy Summer Show
Prizes and Awards  
2002 South West Arts, Major Award (Visual Arts)
1995 John Moores Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery
1984 TSWA National Open Art Exhibition, Plymouth City Museum
1980 Ellingham Mill/Sealink Open Exhibition
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Arts Council, London
Coopers and Lybrand
Usher Gallery, Lincoln
Bankers’ Trust
Pentland Industries
Slaughter and May
Robert and Susan Summer, New York and various private collections in the U.K., Europe and U.S.A