Ruth Hoyt has been teaching wildlife photography for more than 20 years and has led tours and workshops for various companies and agencies including Kodak and the National Parks system. Her work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian Institute, Missouri Botanical Garden, Powder Valley Nature Center, and the St. Louis Artists’ Guild to name a few. She also has permanent displays in Illinois and Texas.
Ruth’s work has been published by National Geographic, the Nature Conservancy, Birder’s World, Texas Monthly, and many others. She has also founded and led several nature photography organizations, including Texas Nature & Environmental Photographers (TexNEP).
Ruth travels extensively for photography, but her base of operations is in South Texas where she leads workshops and tours and teaches nature photography in classes and privately. She has been a key advocate for private lands nature photography and is a highly sought after teacher.