John E Ruggles is a maker currently living and working in Berks Co, Pennsylvania. A native of the area, he enjoys birdwatching the many beautiful parks and woodlands. He has been making and exhibiting work professionally since 2005. His work can be found in private and corporate collections internationally. He has been an educator for many years, teaching at both Penn State Berks Campus, and Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a freelance photographer and graphic designer.