GABRIELA TORRES RUIZ

 

1970Born in Mexico City
1992-1998
Scholarship to study architecture at Cracow University of Technology, Poland
1998Graduates in Architecture, Cracow, Poland
1997-1998
Collaborates as architect in the office Kleihues + Kleihues Architekten, Berlin, Germany
2001-2005Starts to focus on black and white photography
2006-2013

Collaborates as architect in several architectural competitions in the office Kleihues +
Kleihues Architekten, Berlin, Germany. Several awards
2007
Assists the photographer Stefan Müller (architecture photographer), Berlin, Germany
2006-2014Focuses on theatre and landscape photography
2013Choose to focus solely on photography
2014

– Exhibition of the shortlisted artists for the 8th Arte Laguna Prize in the Arsenal of
Venice, Italy. Honorable mention in art photography.
Curator: Igor Zanti, art critic, Italy; Jury: Sabrina Van Der Ley, Director of
Contemporary Art at the Nasjonalmuseet in Oslo, Norway; Jonathan Watkins, Director Ikon Gallery, Great Britain
– Participation in The Pure Autumn Art Fair, Battle, England. Prize for the best
photography

– Participation in The Battle Arts and Music festival, England
– Triennial Exhibition of Visual Arts “Last Paradise”, Museum Chiostro del Bramante,
Rome, Italy. Exhibition catalog
– “Photographic Being II”, juried group exhibition, Jeffrey Leder Gallery, New York, USA
– Fifth annual Art Takes Miami during Art Basel Miami,
selected work for exhibition at Scope Art. USA

– PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris, France. Honorable mention
– Dave Bown Projects, 9th Competition of visual arts. New York, USA. First prize
Curators: Steven Matijcio, Curator at the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinatti;
Dominic Molon, Curator of Contemporary Art, RISD Museum, Rhode Island;
Marina Pacini, Chief Curator, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
2015

– Winner of the “Grand Prize of the Fifth Annual Exposure Photography Award”. New York, USA
Exhibition at the Louvre. Paris, France
Jury: Karen Irvin, Curator and Associate Director at The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago;
Jody Quon, Photography Director at the New York Times Magazine, New York;
Jennifer Pastore, Photography Director at the Wall Street Journal Magazine, New York;
William Etundi, Founder of the Fine Art / Photography Community SeeMe, New York, USA
– Gabriela Torres Ruiz | LensCulture
– Gabriela Torres Ruiz | Culturehall

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