Alan Ruiz

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BORN 1984, MEXICO CITY

EDUCATION

2016 Whitney Independent Study Program (Studio), New York, NY.

2009 MFA, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

2006 BFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.

2005 Central St. Martins School of Art and Design, London, UK.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2015
Precincts, West 10th Window, NY, NY (Solo, forthcoming).

2013
Against Nature, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY (Solo).

2014
Tightened, As if by Pliers, Ortega Y Gassett Projects, The Knockdown Center, Queens, NY.
A Union of Voices, Horatio Jr., London, United Kingdom.
The Invitational, Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY.

2013
Intangible Horizons, Art Sites, Riverhead, NY.
Trouble Every Day, Johannes Vogt Gallery, New York, NY.
If color then dimension, if flatness then texture, etc., LMCC Building 110, Governors Island, NY.
Ulterior Intersections, Vera & Melchor de Arcenegui, New York, NY.
Archipelago, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY.

2012
B-Out, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY,
The Quality of Presence, The Chelsea Hotel, New York, NY.

2011
In Case We Don’t Die, KPH VOLUME, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Navigating Darkness, Tape Modern, Berlin, Germany.
Bronx Calling: The First AIM Biennial, Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY.
100 x 100, Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY.
Transregional Aesthetics, Castle Inn, Delaware Water Gap, PA.

2009
Power Solitaire, Partners, New Haven, CT.
Yale MFA Thesis Exhibition, Green Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT.

2008
Ground Control, Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT. (Solo)

AWARDS
2013
Emergency Grant. Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York, NY.
Project Grant. Islip Museum Carriage House, Islip, NY.

2009
Fulbright Scholarship (Finalist).

2005
Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate Fellowship.

RESIDENCIES
2013
The Art & Law Program, Fordham Law School, New York, NY.

2012
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Swing Space, Governors Island, NY.

2011
AIM, Artist in the Marketplace, Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY.

2005
Yale/Norfolk Summer School of Art, Norfolk, CT.

PUBLICATIONS
2016
Ruiz, Alan. “Radical Formalism” in Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory.
Issue 17: Living Labor: Marxism & Performance Studies (Winter, 2016).

2015
Ruiz, Alan. “Interview with Tom Burr,” BOMB Magazine (Fall 2015).
Ruiz, Alan. “No-Stop City” InVisible Culture: an Electronic Journal for Visual Culture. Issue 23: Blueprints, Rochester University (August 2015).

2014
Cohen, Diandra. “Learn the Building Blocks of Optical Illusion Architecture” Architizer Magazine (17 June, 2014).

2012
PROJECT: BUILDING 110, catalogue for “Archipelago,” Lower Manhattan Cultural
Council Artists-In-Residence, (Fall 2012).

2011
Esplund, Lance. “Video Artist on Pause, Prodigies in Play,” The Wall Street Journal, (9 July, 2011).
Bronx Calling: The First AIM Biennial Catalogue, guest curators Wayne Northcross and José Ruiz, Bronx Museum (Summer 2011).

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
2015
Visiting Assistant Professor, Visual Studies
The New School Eugene Lang College, New York City, (Fall 2015)

2013
Visiting Assistant Professor, Drawing Department
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY (Fall 2013 – Present)

2012
Adjunct Faculty, Fine Arts Department
Adelphi University, Garden City, NY (Spring 2012 – Spring 2015)

2008
Teaching Assistant, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT (Fall 2008)

TALKS AND PANELS
2016
Performance and Architecture. New York University. Co-organizer. (Forthcoming).

2014
Artist Panel, Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies, New York University.

2013
Artist Talk, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn.

NY Artist Talk, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY.

2011
Artist Talk, Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2014
Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory. New York University. Managing Editor “& (Ampersand)” Section (Spring 2015 – present).