Ruth McNally Barshaw

Welcome to my page of new art.

This pandemic has pushed me to create. Thumb through my isolation journal.

Then scroll down to view my ART FOR YOUR HEART interactive journal.
Download, print 3 pages one-sided, staple together, and share, please. 


ART FOR YOUR HEART --  Click the link to download. Print on 8 1/2 by 11 inch paper. 

For booklets, cut in quarters and staple pages together.

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About Me


Ruth McNally Barshaw

Ruth McNally Barshaw

Ruth McNally Barshaw

Author, illustrator, cartoonist, school visit presenter teaching audiences 

how to create stories. 

Email: ruthbarshaw@gmail.com

Represented by Kevin Lewis 

at Erin Murphy Literary Agency. 


Charlie Barshaw

Ruth McNally Barshaw

Ruth McNally Barshaw

Charlie is a writer for children's books too. He helps organize and plan my school visits. Best booking manager I ever had!

Email: cjbarshaw523@aol.com


Ellie McDoodle

Ruth McNally Barshaw

Ellie McDoodle

Ellie has been my bread and butter since 2007, growing from a single book to a whole series with Bloomsbury. 

I am working on new book ideas every day.