We are thrilled to announce a feature in Pacific Magazine June Edition showcasing Xicana a solo exhibition of new paintings by resident artist Katie Ruiz.
XICANA | KATIE RUIZ
May 30, 2019 - June 22, 2019
Opening Reception May 30, 6-9PM
1805 Gallery presents Xicana, a solo exhibition featuring new paintings by resident artist Katie Ruiz. Ruiz’s paintings depict figurative forms engaging with patterns inspired by the Otomi tribes of Central Mexico. Otomi textiles are well known for embroidered blankets that depict abstract animals and plants. Ruiz’s paintings incorporate patterns derived from both modern American and Mexican culture celebrating her identity as a Mexican-American woman.
Katie Ruiz holds a Masters degree of Fine Art from The New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture in NYC and a Bachelors Degree of Fine Art from Northern Arizona University. Ruiz received the Hohenburg Travel Scholarship in 2017 and Mac Conner Scholarship LCU in 2014.
Opening Reception: May 30, 6-9PM | RSVP 1805gallery.com Chicano Soul Food Provided by Dos Tierras
Image: Katie Ruiz. Xicana, 2019. Oil on canvas, 60 x 48 inches. Photo by Holly Sutor
1805 Columbia Street, San Diego, 92101 Learn more: 1805gallery.com @1805gallery
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Contact Gallery Director Lauren Siry for all inquiries regarding available artworks Email: firstname.lastname@example.org