Ruth Lacon ~ Artist and Author

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Carpet Page

    Carpet Page This is one of a new...

Queen Beruthiel Cast Adrift

    Queen Beruthiel Cast Adrift The...

Map; the Palantiri

    Map; the Palantiri This decorative...

Amroth Woos Nimrodel

    Amroth Woos Nimrodel  ...

Beregond’s Last Stand

    Beregond’s Last Stand ‘Suddenly...

The Ruins of Isengard

    The Ruins of Isengard In LotR...

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Art Exhibition photoRuth Lacon was born in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland.  An avid reader in childhood, she cannot remember when she first read The Hobbit, admits that she encountered The Lord of the Rings ‘too early’, and managed the unusual feat of reading The Silmarillion before she was fourteen (which she ascribes to being blissfully ignorant that it might be a ‘difficult book’).  Having done well at high-school in science (she says that she hated blowing things up, so took extra care) but not the humanities, Ruth took her first degree at the University of Aberdeen, gaining a B.Sc in Zoology.  It was while Ruth was at Aberdeen that she joined the Tolkien Society of Great Britain, and was soon contributing art to various Society projects, including covers for the bulletin Amon Hen, and illustrations to stories in Nigglings, at that time the publication of the creative writers’ interest group within the Tolkien Society.

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Recent Blog Posts

June 23, 2014 |

Ruth Lacon at Worldcon 2014

Hello Middle-earth Network, Though I will not be present, some of my artwork will be showing at Worldcon 2014 in...

March 16, 2013 |

Carpet Page

    Carpet Page This is one of a new set of ‘carpet pages’ produced for a forthcoming project by...

March 16, 2013 |

Queen Beruthiel Cast Adrift

    Queen Beruthiel Cast Adrift The Queen whose cats Gandalf was compared to in Moria for his ability...

March 16, 2013 |

Map; the Palantiri

    Map; the Palantiri This decorative map was my answer to the puzzle, ‘What would you do to...

March 16, 2013 |

Amroth Woos Nimrodel

    Amroth Woos Nimrodel  ...

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