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Conrad Ruiz

Born: Los Angeles, CA. 1983
Lives, works in Los Angeles, CA

Education
MFA, California College of the Arts 2009
BA, California State University San Bernardino 2005

Solo Exhibitions
2019  Black, Red and Deadly, Ochi Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2015  Knuckles and Bubbles, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
2012  Juice, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011  Pacific Theater, Yautepec Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
2009  Cold, Hard and Wet, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Group Exhibitions
2019  At Odds, No Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
          Group Show, The Pit, Glendale, CA
2018  Through-Line, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
          Way Bay, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
          Goles Y Pasiones, Consulate General of Mexico, Los Angeles, CA
          Boys of Summer: TLC, Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, CA
          Tiny Men on Tits, and Friends, Chimento Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
2017  Fantasies and Fallacies, Consulate General of Mexico, Los Angeles, CA
          Facing, BBQLA, Los Angeles, CA
          All The Small Things, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
          Trust Fall, Gallery ALSO, Los Angeles, CA
          Amplify Compassion ACLU Benefit, 356 S. Mission Rd, Los Angeles, CA
          Boys of Summer: Love Affair, FAR Bazaar: Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA
          Octollio, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
          Man Up, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2016  Our Masters, Egyptian Art and Antiques, Beverly Hills, CA
          How High, Left Field, San Luis Obispo, CA
          Poseur, SME Gallery, School of Visual Arts UC San Diego, San Diego, CA
          Disruption: Annual Spring Benefit & Auction, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
2015  The Space Born, (two person show with Haley Barker), Egyptian Art and Antiques, Beverly Hills, CA
          Second Wave, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
          Play: Process, Activism, Subversion, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
          An Odyssey: 10 Years at TAM, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
          Jug Life, Park Life Gallery, San Francisco, CA
          Poseur, Land and Sea, Oakland, CA
2014  Executive Producer, Museum of Contemporary Art Oaxaca, Oaxaca, MX
          Insider Sports, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA
2013  A Day Away, curated by Kristofferson San Pablo, Slow Culture, Los Angeles, CA
          Two Weeks/Two Works, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, ORSea Stories Between the Tides, Highlight Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2012  We Are Here Because We Are Not All There, Oliver Art Center, Oakland, CA
          To live and Paint in LA, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2011  Boys of Summer: Slamsocks, People’s Gallery, San Francisco, CA
          Boys of Summer: Centerfold, Freak City, Los Angeles, CA
          The Elegance of Refusal, Gensler Space, San Francisco, CA
          4th of July Show, People’s Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010  Group Exhibition, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
          Boys of Summer III: New Empire, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA
          Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
2009  Material Witness, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
          Wet Paint: 10 Young La Painters, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
          Summer Exhibition, Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York, NY
          CCA MFA Exhibition, San Francisco, CA
          Sketchbook Show, Orange Alley Project, San Francisco, CA
          22nd Annual Barclay Simpson Award Exhibition, Oliver Art Center, Oakland, CA
          The Paradox of the Sets, On Six Gallery, San Francisco, CA
          Illusion Helps, Orange Alley Project, San Francisco, CA
          Paul McCarthey’s Lower Slower part IV, Fish Space, San Francisco, CA
2008  Night of 1000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY