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Lydia Ruyle is an artist scholar on the Visual Arts faculty of the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder, a Master of Arts from UNC and has studied with Syracuse University in Italy, France, Spain, and with the Art Institute of Chicago in Indonesia. She works regularly at Santa Reparata International School of Art in Florence, Italy and Columbia College Center for Book and Paper in Chicago.

Lydia's research into sacred images of women has taken her around the globe. For seven years, Ruyle led women's pilgrimage journeys to sacred places. Ruyle creates and exhibits her art and does workshops throughout the U.S. and internationally. Her Goddess Icon Spirit Banners have flown in Australia, Canada, Britain, France, Luxembourg, Italy, Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria, Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland, Russia, Turkey, Ghana, Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Japan, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, China and the U.S. spreading their divine feminine energies. A book about her work, Goddess Icons Spirit Banners of the Divine Feminine, was published in 2002. Ruyle welcomes inquiries and dialogue at:

2101 24th Street
Greeley, Colorado 80631
Phone: 970-352-1643