MFA (Studio Arts), University of Southern California, Irvine, BFA (Fine Arts), Otis College of Art and Design. Select national and international exhibitions include Locust Projects, Miami, Fl; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose; Charles H. Scott Gallery at Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC; SITE Santa Fe, NM; Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; Susanne Vielmetter Berlin Projects, Berlin, Germany; Instituto Cervantes, Madrid, Spain, and the Center for Contemporary Arts, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Samples of Ruben's work:
…that’s what she said
Galvanized pole and concrete footing
8 ft x 18 in x 31 ft
From the Ground Without Digging
Galvanized posts, metal plates, nuts and bolts, aggregate, sand, foam, and gravel
11 ft x 14 ft x 20 ft
Get off me… I’m not on you!
Pulled concrete slab, rebar, and dirt
4 ft x 9 ft x 16 ft