In her four-decade career, she has exhibited art globally in over 80 museums, universities and galleries. Multiple prestigious awards include Top 60 Contemporary Masters, Leonardo DaVinci Prize, and Oxford University Alumni Prize at Chianciano Art Museum, Tuscany, Italy. Mayo Clinic and Federal Reserve Bank are amongst Ridgeway’s permanent public placements, in addition to countless important private collections. Many publications have featured her work, among them: International Contemporary Masters and100 Famous Contemporary Artists. Ridgeway has also penned several books about her art and process.