Ruth
Owens

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LIVES AND WORKS

Metairie

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BORN IN

Augsburg

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DATE OF BIRTH

08-10-1959

BIOGRAPHY

In 1959, Ruth Owens was born to a young German woman and a Black serviceman from Georgia. The nomadic military lifestyle of her childhood was complicated by restrictions to mixed families in many communities and laid the basis for the... Read More

WHO I AM

I explore personal memory involving my mixed race family in a culture of racial divide.