Ruth is a popular and excellent E.S.L. English Instructor; a creative, flexible thinker; sociable, friendly and interested in Scottish Heritage, Art and Culture. She trained as an artist at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, UK (B.A. Hons) and Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, USA (picking up her M.F.A. in Fine Art and a Certificate in Higher Education Teaching).
Ruth Pringle spent 3 years in Brussels and 7 years in Paris teaching ESL English to both University Classes and at Private Language Schools (L.S.I International and inlingua), including clients of HAS, Nike France, Arcelor Mittal and Cegelec.
She then specialised as an English Instructor for Art Schools, and taught at: École Brassart, Tours; École de Condé, Paris-Segur; École Speciale d’Architecture, Paris, École Supérieure d'Art et de Design, Reims; Institut Universitaire de Technologie, Mantes la Jolie, Université Paris 13, Paris.
She's also worked with a number of Arts Organisations, Artist Collectives and more recently has picked up a camera to promote Blue Noun on Social Media.