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Sofía Ruiz

Born in 1982 in Costa Rica
Lives and works in Costa Rica

“I like to show in my work the mystery relationship between our identity and our memories and why we become who we are.I always think that the loss of our memories is the loss of our identity and this is an essential part in my life and work.(…)”
Sofia Ruiz

See more in the document attached below: About Young

2013 Artista en residencia 11th World Cultural Art Symposium, Museo de Arte Mosam , Korea del Sur
2010 Artista en resindencia de Intaglio (Print Workshop) por Graciella Buratti, Argentina, BA
2008 Artista en residencia en el Experimental Printmaking Institute (EPI) Easton, PA, USA
2002-2007 BFA in Painting at the University of Costa Rica’s Shcool of Fine Arts.
2003-2008  BFA in Printmaking at the University of Costa Rica’s Shcool of Fine Arts.
2007 taller Intrenacional “Transparencias Multiples”, at La Joven Estampa Competition. Havana, Cuba.

Art Shows
2014 Spectrum Art fair , Artbasel, Miami , USA
2014 Casino 2014 , Galeria Espacio 4 San Jose, Costa Rica
2014 Valoarte, 2014, San Jose , Costa Rica
2014 Wynwood Selection, Galeria la Localidad, ARTBO , Bogota , Colombia
2014 Galeria Allegro , Panama city , Panama .
2013 Galeria Giamaart , Benevento , Italia
2013 11th World Cultural Art Symposium, The Mosan Art Museum, south Korea.
2013 I am the others, Curated by Maria Jose Monge, Central Bank Museums, San Jose CR
2013 Young Curators, Nouvelles Vagues, Palais de Tokio, Paris, France
2012 Printmaking in Costa Rica, Ayuntamiento de Alcorcón, Madrid, Spain
2011 MIA Miami International Art Fair
2011Casino 2011 Gallery Klaus Stainmetz
2010 Art fair NEXT Chicago
2010 Patrajdas Contemporary Art Gallery, Chicago, IL
2010 6-th the International Triennal of Graphical Art of Bitola in the Republic of Macedonia. In the N.I Institute and museum – Bitola.
2010 IDEARTE auction of Latin-American art Honduras
2009 The Young Stamp, Cuba Havana.
2009 II Biennial of Painting and Sculpture ICE, CR
2008-2007 Valoarte, Collective of Latin American Art,V& VI Th. Edition
2007 Biennial de Las Américas: Rafael Cauduro” Tijuana,Mexico.
2009 Gallery Kandinsky, San Jose, CR, ” The Garden of the Inconscious,”
2008 William Center Art Gallery & Art Collections, Experimental Printmaking Institute, USA.
2008 Cocktails & Collecting “Allentown Art Museum, the USA, PA, November

Jury of Aquileo J Echeverria National Award 2014 , Costa Rica
1st Place Comtemporary Art Selection Wynwood ,Bogota 2014
1st Place Public Selection , Comtemporary Art Selection Wynwood , Bogota 2014
Winner of Ora Award 2012 Italy
Winner of Ancora Award 2011 CR
2nd place MYARTSPACE Art Scholarship 2009 Graduate winner, USA
First place II Biennial of Painting and sculpture ICE 2009 CR
Winner of Valoarte 2007, Latin American art, V. Edition 2007.
Mosan Art Museum, South Korea
Central Bank Museum, Costa Rica
International quarterly of the arts and culture SALMAGUNDI. New York City, USA,
Experimental Printmaking Institute, Easton, PA USA.

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