Ruth Pullin is an independent art historian, curator and von Guérard specialist. She has curated two major exhibitions of von Guérard’s work: the Art Gallery of Ballarat’s 2018 exhibition, Eugene von Guérard: Artist-Traveller, and, as co-curator, the National Gallery of Victoria’s major travelling exhibition for 2011, Eugene von Guérard: nature revealed. She was the principal author and commissioning editor of the catalogue, Eugene von Guérard: nature revealed (2011) and her most recent book, The Artist as Traveller: The Sketchbooks of Eugene von Guérard was published by the Art Gallery of Ballarat in 2018, along with, as co-author, an annotated, translated collection of von Guérard’s letters. She has held fellowships at the State Library of New South Wales and the State Library of Victoria. Her research has been published in Australian and international journals and she presents regularly at national and international symposia.