Sterling Ruby

Sterling Ruby
1972 born in Bitburg, Germany
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States

Art Center College of Design
Master of Fine Arts April 2005
Art Center Scholarship Recipient
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Bachelor of Fine Arts May 2002
Merit Scholarship Recipient
Pennsylvania School of Art & Design
Graduated Magna Cum Laude (Fine Arts) May 1996
Merit Scholarship Recipient

Solo Exhibitions

"Supermax 2008", Moca Focus, Los Angeles.
"CHRON", The Drawing Center, New York.
"Sterling Ruby: Kiln Works", Metro Pictures, New York.

"Paintings and Benches", Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin.
"Killing the Recondite", Metro Pictures, New York.
"Superoverpass", Foxy Production, New York.

"Interior Designer", Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
"Recombines", Galleria Emi Fontana, Mailand.
"Supermax 2006", Galerie Christian Nagel, Köln.

"Supermax 2005", Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles.
"This Range", Guild & Greyshkul, New York.
"Adjoinging The Voids: Sterling Ruby & Kristen Stoltmann",Sister, Los Angeles.
"New Work", Foxy Production, New York.

"Interior Burnout", 1R/Van Harrison Gallery, Chicago, IL
"Disintegrating Identities Morph into One Solid Rainbow", Foxy Production, New York.

"Tamper Tantrum / Inanimate Death Magician", Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California.
"Free Association Always Ends Up With Pelvic Mirroring", 1R/Van Harrison Gallery, Chicago, IL.
The Hydroponic Connection (solo exhibit), Suitable Gallery, Chicago, IL

Group Exhibitions

"Stray Alchemists", Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing.
"The Skat Players", Vilma Gold, London.
"Jesuvian Process" with Hany Armanious, Bruce Conner, Hilary Harnischfeger, Mike Kelly, Paul Lee, Louise Nevelson, William J. O ́Brian, Jaques Villeglé at Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York.
"Anne Collier, Brian Fahlstrom, Evan Holloway, Carter Mull, Sterling Ruby", Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles.

"Fit to Print", Gagosian Gallery Madison, New York.
"Post Rose: Artists in and out of the Hazard Park Complex", Lempertz, Berlin.
"Uneasy Angel. Imagine Los Angeles", Monika Sprüth/Philomene Magers und Sprüth Magers PROJEKTE, München.
"I Want To Believe", Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich.
"2. Moscow Biennale 2007", Lenin Museum, Moskau.
Metro Pictures, New York.

"California Biennial", Newport Beach and Orange Lounge at South Coast Plaze, Costa Mesa, California (upcoming).
"Back From The End Of The Earth", Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Berlin.
"Refract", Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles.
Foxy Production, New York.
"Having New Eyes", Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO.
"Turin Triennal, T1 - The Pantagruel Syndrome", Turin, Italy.

"All the Pretty Corpses", The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago.
"Voiceovers", Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles.
"Sugartown", Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York and Participant Inc, New York.
"5 X U", Team Gallery, New York.
"Untitled", Marc Foxx, LA.
"Exploding Plastic Inevitable", Bergdorf Goodman, New York (curated by Scenic).
"Excessive Projections / Projections of Excess", Open Screen CAA: New Media Caucus, Atlanta, Georgia.
"Resonance", Netherlands Media Art Institute/Montevideo, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
"GEO", Foxy Production, New York.

"Face-Off", Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York.
"LOOP ́ 04 Video Art Fair & Festival", Associación Art Barcelona/ Barceló Hotel Sants, Barcelona, Spain.
"Dark Side of the Sun", Wight Gallery / UCLA, LA.
"21st Kasseler Documentary Film and Video Festival", Filmladen Kassel, Kassel, Germany.
"Mystery Blaze in Holiday Cottage", Monya Rowe, New York.
"Imitations of Life", De Balie Cinema, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
"Chicago Expérimental", Les Musees de Strasbourg-Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg, France.
"Tapestry from an Asteroid", David Kordansky Gallery, LA.
"Depression: What Is It Good For?", Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, Illinois.
"Works on Paper", Southfirst Art, Brooklyn, New York.
"Signal and Noise Festival 2004", Video In Studios, Vancouver B.C., Canada.
"Material Eyes", (collaborations with Kirsten Stoltmann), Zach Feuer (LFL), New York.

"America Annihilates Consciousness", Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
"See How The Land Lies", Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York.
"When Darkness Falls (part 2)", Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota.
"When Darkness Falls", Gallery 400, UIC College of Architecture & Arts, Chicago, Illinois.
"Blinky 2", Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom.
"Red Beats", Salina Art Center, Salina, KS.
"Behind the Pedestal", (collaborative exhibit), Bower Gallery, San Antonio, TX.
"Rethinking Landscape", Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Lancaster, PA.
"Hysterical Pastoral", The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois.
"Recess and In the Shadow of Summer Bliss", Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
"The Stray Show", participating with 1R Gallery, Chicago, IL
"Fiction In Video", WORM, Nighttown Theater, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
"Video Mundi", Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL.
"Chicago ́s Own: New Work by Jennifer Reeder and Sterling Ruby", Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, IL.
"Subtle, not so subtle", 1R Gallery, Chicago, IL.

"The Stray Show", participating with Destroyer, Inc., Chicago, IL.
"Landformed", 1R Gallery, Chicago, IL.
"Impakt Film and Video Festival 2002", Impakt Festival, Utrecht, Netherlands.
"MediaArt Festival Friesland 2002", Theatre Romein and Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, Netherlands.
"Video With Headphones", The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL.
"Love, Landscape, Mirrors, Death", (two person exhibit) Ideotech, Chicago, Illinois.


"Autonomy", Foxy Production, New York, NY.