1805 Gallery is pleased to announce that Gallery Director Lauren Siry is featured on the most recent episode of Creative Innerview released on May 31, 2019.
Creating Styrofoam cities, art from literature, and placing art in surprising places. Artist, gallery owner and curator Lauren Siry discusses these topics and much more with host Brian Baxter in the 7th episode of the first season of Creative InnerView. Click through for the full episode >
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
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1805 Gallery is pleased to announce that Katie Ruiz is featured in the latest edition of Seen Local in San Diego CityBeat (pg 17).
“When Katie Ruiz was a little girl she wanted to have red hair, light skin and freckles. It didn’t matter to her that no one in her family had those features, but she now speculates that these feelings were likely brought on by watching the Disney Channel.” - Andrea Lopez-Villafaña