Born in St.Louis, Missouri on August 15,1935, the artist presently winters in Punta Gorda, Florida, and spends his summers in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, just outside of Madison. The artist moved to Kenosha, Wisconsin at an early age and attended schools there, graduating from Mary D. Bradford High School in 1954.
Following graduation, he began work at Wisconsin Telephone, enjoying a successful thirty year career. He retired in 1986, and began a second career as an artist.
His work has been included in more than 100 National and International juried exhibitions in this country, plus Europe, Scandinavia, and Asia. He has had 29 individual showings of his work in museums and galleries across the country.
Mr. Ruble has been the recipient of 42 major awards, including special purchase awards from the Oklahoma Art Center in Oklahoma City and the Metropolitan Museum and Art Center in Miami. His work is included in more than 50 museum and public collections, including the Honolulu Academy of Arts; the Butler Institute of American Art in Ohio; the Minneapolis Museum of
Art; the Art Museum of the City of Sacramento; the Flint Institute of Art in Michigan; and the Mint Museum in Charlotte, North Carolina.