Ruane Miller has exhibited extensively in national and international exhibits. Her work is in numerous public and private collections including the print collections of the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers University; the Mercer County New Jersey Cultural Commission Permanent Collection; the National Park Service Fine Art Collection; the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Museum of Art, San Francisco. Her creative work has been recognized through numerous awards, grants, and fellowships. She has been awarded competitive artist residency fellowships by the Ucross Foundation in Wyoming, the Vermont Studio Center’s Geraldine R. Dodge Awards and both the Grand Canyon National Park and the Petrified Forest National Park Artist Residency Programs in Arizona. She has received numerous Faculty Research Awards from The College of New Jersey.
Ruane received a MFA from Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY (Digital Art/Computer Graphics), a MFA Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy (Painting/Printmaking) and a BFA from Tyler in Philadelphia. She has taught on the college level since 1977 at a number of colleges and universities including UCLA and SUNY Albany in the areas of Digital Arts, Fine Arts, and Art History.
She is a retired Professor Emeritus of Digital Art at The College of New Jersey where she taught from 1986 to her retirement in 2013. During her tenure she designed and implemented the development of a digital arts curriculum and facility for the Art Department and later coordinated the development of a BFA major in Digital Arts. She has served as Chairperson of the Art Department and as Coordinator of both the Fine Arts and Digital Arts programs.