Alma Ruiz

Alma Ruiz is an expert in Latin American and Contemporary Art. She is currently a Center for Management in Creative Industries Senior Fellow at Claremont Graduate University and Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Ruiz is former senior curator at The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, where she curated exhibitions on the postwar period in the United States, Italy, and Latin America, as well as on emerging artists. She has served as a guest curator at institutions including the Fundación Jumex, Mexico City; the Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv; and the Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C. She was curator for the 20 Bienal de Arte Paiz in Guatemala City, June 2016. Ruiz has been a panelist for organizations such as The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans and the Creative Capital Foundation in New York, and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation in Miami.


June 27, 6/28/17 13:10 - 6/28/17 15:10 6th Session – Visual Arts