Ruth Millar

Technical Specialist in Bookworks and Digital Imaging


Ruth Millar studied for a DipHE in Art & Design in Social Contexts at Dartington College of Arts (1982-84) which she then converted into a BA in Creative Arts at Newcastle Polytechnic (1984-85). Between 1985-87 she studied papermaking at London College of Printing and at Nautilus Press and Papermill. She also has an MA in Electronic Imaging from Oxford Brookes University. She runs the Bookworks, digital printing and laser cutting workshops, teaches on U65500: Introductory Technical Skills for Artists and U65521: Advanced Technical Practice for Artists and provides technical support across the workshops.

Professional Qualifications

  • 2002-04 M.A Interactive Media and Publishing, Oxford Brookes University
  • 1984-85 BA (Hons) Creative Arts, Newcastle Polytechnic
  • 1982-84 DipHE Art and Design in Social Contexts. Dartington College of Arts


  • 2002 Book Explorations Commendation for Excellence in the Printed Book

Undergraduate Teaching

  • U65500 Introductory Technical Skills for Artists
  • U65531 Advanced Media Pathway

Recent Exhibitions


Illegitimate Objects at University of Oxford Mathematical Institute


Breaking the Tulips at University of Oxford Botanic Gardens


Udkant/On the margins Doverrode International Bookarts Festival


Rearranging formulae – unwrapping books O3 gallery Oxford (group)

Rearranging formulae – unwrapping books (part 2) Oxford University Press (group)

Ruth Millar


School of Arts

Oxford Brookes University
Headington Campus
Gipsy Lane
Oxford, OX3 0BP