Joanne Ruth Nuss

Title:  Artist

Location:  Great Bend, KS United States




  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (2000-2009)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2000-2009)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who (1999-2011)
  • Named, First Female Foreign Artist Commissioned for Architectural Project, Tangiers (1988-1990)
  • Recipient, Presidento Citation Recognition for Excellence, American Biographical Institute, Raleigh, NC (2007)
  • Recipient, Women Achievement Award (2006)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service to Human Kind Award, International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England (2007)
  • Recipient, International Visual Artist of the Year (2005)
  • Recipient, Special Recognition Award, Upstream People Gallery (2006)
  • Recipient, Award of Excellence, Seventh Annual All Media International Juried Online Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE (2005)
  • Recipient, First Place Award, National Exhibition, University of Northern Iowa (2001)
  • Recipient, First Kansas Artist Purchase Award, Fort Hays State University (1985)
  • Recipient, Best 3D Works Award, Wichita Art Association (1983)


  • Master’s Program, Santa Fe Art Institute
  • BA, Fort Hays State University
  • Coursework, University of Copenhagen
  • Coursework, University of Kansas
  • Coursework, Valparaiso University, Indiana

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