Alan Ruiz (b. 1984) is a Brooklyn-based artist born in Mexico City, Mexico. His practice restructures and intervenes in art historical, architectural, and institutional spaces, treating them as sites of perception. Recent exhibitions include Against Nature, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY (2013); if color then also dimension; if flatness, then texture, etc., LMCC Building 110, Governor’s Island, New York (2013); and Trouble Every Day, Johannes Vogt Gallery (2013).
His awards and residencies include The Art & Law Program, Fordham Law School, New York (2013); Swing Space, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York City (2012); and AIM – Artist in the Marketplace Program, Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY (2011). Ruiz received his M.F.A. from Yale University and his B.F.A. from the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.