Born in 1972 in Riga, of Latvian origin, she made her studies of a stylist at the school of applied art of Riga from 1988 to 1992, followed by studies at the Academy of Fine Arts of Riga from 1994 to 1999.
Ruta and Kaspars married during the course their studies in 1995. Since then their principal creations have been works in common. They both studied iconography at the same time at the Monastery of Mirozka at Pskov in Russia. They have lived in France since 1999, and since 2002 have been members of the Chemin Neuf Community. In 2002 they opened a worksop for the production of icons at the Abbey of Our Lady of Dombes. For many years these painters have been undergoing training in the making of frescos at the Saint John Damascène workshop, and have studied the production of mosaics at the workshop of Gino Rico in Italy. In addition to the numerous icons executed within their workshop, the have also produced several works of contemporary sacred art: decoration for the spectacle « Joseph and his brothers », a Creche for the Cathedral of Chartres (2002).