Name

Gretchen Ruiz Ramos

About

Gretchen Ruiz Ramos
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1975, Gretchen experiments with photography since her childhood and studied the medium in her country at La Liga de Arte and in Barcelona, Spain. In her personal fine art work, she focuses in landscapes with an interest in creating environmental and social awareness. In addition to photography studies in IDEP, Barcelona she has a BBA in Finance from the University of Puerto Rico and an MA in Education with a specialization in Museum Studies from Caribbean University, Puerto Rico. The photographer works freelance and teaches artistic photography at Atlantic University College. She works in the arts as a cultural facilitator under her new organization Pitirre Proyectos, an initiative to offer art services to the artistic community.

For more pics and to stay up to date with the photographer:
www.facebook.com/gretfoto
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LIST OF EXHIBITIONS

SOLO SHOWS

Mar 2009 El Patio de Mi Casa, Galería Yemayá, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Jun 2005 Expresión Libre, El Café Seda, Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico

May 2004 De la Isla a Barcelona, Aquí Se Puede, Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

Mar 2012 TRAVELarte Collective exhibition, Espacio Arana, Viejo San Juan, PR

Nov 2011 FOTOMAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

Sept 2011 Muestra Nacional de Arte 2011, Arte en el Medio: 35 años De Fotografía
en Puerto Rico. Instituto de Cultura, Arsenal de la Puntilla, San Juan, PR

Abr 2011 Primer Certamen de Fotografía UBS (finalista), Galería de
Arte, Universidad Sagrado Corazón, Santurce, PR

Nov 2010 Enchantment of the Island, Rip Curl Pro Search International Surf
Competition, Isabela, PR

Dic 2009 Colectiva 12 x 12, Galería Yemayá, San Juan, PR

Jun 2009 Colectiva Estudiantes Maestría Museología, Museo Archivo Caribbean
University, Bayamón, PR

Mar 2009 CIRCA International Art Fair, San Juan, PR

Dic 2008 Colectiva Navidad , Galería Yemayá, San Juan, PR

Dic 2008 Subasta El Angel, Fundación Miguel Cotto, Hotel La Concha, San Juan,
PR

Dic 2008 Hermosas Miniaturas, Fundación ARWI, San Juan, PR

Nov 2008 ICAF International Caribbean Art Fair, New York, NY

Sep 2008 VI Bienal de Fotografía de Puerto Rico, Museo de Las Américas, San
Juan, PR

Aug 2008 Puerto Rican Art Exhibit, Performing Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA

Aug 2008 Caminos, Galería Yemayá, San Juan, PR

Jun 2008 El Tiempo está a favor de los Pequeños, La Respuesta, Santurce, PR

Jun 2008 Colectiva Verano 08, Galería Yemayá, San Juan, PR

Abr 2008 Salitre, Galería Yemayá, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Sep 2007 Billabong Art & Surf, Galería Carlos Irizarry, Viejo San Juan, PR

Jun 2006 Boricuas en el Jardín, Escuela Massana, Barcelona, España

Aug 2005 Presencia Boricua, Museum of the Americas, Miami, FL

Dec 2003 Pez, Galería ROKA Espacio, Santurce, PR

May 2002 Desde Alaska hasta Isla de Mona, Universidad de Bayamón, PR

Sep 1998 Colectiva Fotomaratón 97, mención de honor, Alcaldía Carolina, PR

Specialties

  • fine art
  • street photography
  • landscape
  • portraits
  • surfing
  • travel
  • fashion
  • nature
  • pets