Ruta Reifen

Ruta Reifen was born in Jerusalem, Israel, where she received an honors (magna cum laude) B.Design in Jewelry Design from Shenkar College of Engineering and Design (Israel) 2009. In 2011 she received and honors (magna cum laude) MFA from the Jewelry + Metals department at the Rhode Island School of Design (United States).

Ruta keeps her own studio practice in the Brooklyn Navy Yard (NY). Continuing  a decade of her own Art-Jewelry practice as well as working for other brands, Ruta Reifen Fine became the studio focus organically in 2015, as special orders kept coming in. Ruta's teaching experience includes the Rhode Island School of Design (RI), School of Museum of Fine Arts (MA), Pratt Institute (NYC), Shenkar College of Engineering Design (Israel), Bezalel Academy of Art (Isreal), 92nd Street Y (NYC), Brooklyn Metal Works (NYC), Penland School of Crafts(NC). Ruta is the creator and co-founder of Platforma, a curatorial initiative that promotes contemporary art jewelry.