BORN 1984, MEXICO CITY
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.
Precincts, West 10th Window, NY, NY (Solo, forthcoming).
Against Nature, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY (Solo).
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.
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.
B-Out, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY,
The Quality of Presence, The Chelsea Hotel, New York, NY.
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.
Power Solitaire, Partners, New Haven, CT.
Yale MFA Thesis Exhibition, Green Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT.
Ground Control, Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT. (Solo)
Emergency Grant. Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York, NY.
Project Grant. Islip Museum Carriage House, Islip, NY.
Fulbright Scholarship (Finalist).
Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate Fellowship.
The Art & Law Program, Fordham Law School, New York, NY.
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Swing Space, Governors Island, NY.
AIM, Artist in the Marketplace, Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY.
Yale/Norfolk Summer School of Art, Norfolk, CT.
Ruiz, Alan. “Radical Formalism” in Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory.
Issue 17: Living Labor: Marxism & Performance Studies (Winter, 2016).
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).
Cohen, Diandra. “Learn the Building Blocks of Optical Illusion Architecture” Architizer Magazine (17 June, 2014).
PROJECT: BUILDING 110, catalogue for “Archipelago,” Lower Manhattan Cultural
Council Artists-In-Residence, (Fall 2012).
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).
Visiting Assistant Professor, Visual Studies
The New School Eugene Lang College, New York City, (Fall 2015)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Drawing Department
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY (Fall 2013 – Present)
Adjunct Faculty, Fine Arts Department
Adelphi University, Garden City, NY (Spring 2012 – Spring 2015)
Teaching Assistant, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT (Fall 2008)
TALKS AND PANELS
Performance and Architecture. New York University. Co-organizer. (Forthcoming).
Artist Panel, Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies, New York University.
Artist Talk, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn.
NY Artist Talk, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY.
Artist Talk, Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY.
Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory. New York University. Managing Editor “& (Ampersand)” Section (Spring 2015 – present).