RUBEN MARROQUIN Chicago, Ill.

C:917-533-2276 Ruben@marroquinruben.com

1001 Main Street #22 Bridgeport, CT 06604

 

EDUCATION

2018 Bachelors of Fine Arts, Textile Surface Design, Expected 12/2019, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY.

2010 - 2011 Franco-American student exchange program, National Workshop of Textile Art, E.N.S.C.I. Les Ateliers, Paris, France.

2009 Associate in Applied Science, Textile and Surface Design, Cum Laude, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY.

2001 Associate of Arts, Painting, I.U.E.S.A.P.A.R. Caracas, Venezuela.

 

SELECTED GROUP ART EXHIBITIONS

September 2018 - Crafting Change: New Textile Work by Students and Faculty
Gallery FIT. Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology. In conjunction with New York Textile Month. New York, NY.

September 2017 Crafting Change: New Textile Work by Students and Faculty
Gallery FIT. Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology. In conjunction with New York Textile Month. New York, NY.

June 2017 Broad Stripes and Bright Stars. Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven CT.

March 2016 Pulse Contemporary Art Fair. Represented by Linares/Brecht Gallery. Maui, Hawaii.

October 2015 Handcrafted: Artisans Past and Present. Fairfield Museum and History Center, Fairfield, CT.

May 2015 Textile Biennial 2015 Edition. Rijswijk Museum. Rijswijk, The Netherlands.

September 2014 Weaving and fiber art demonstrations with the Education Department of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY.

August 2014 "Game Changers, Fiber Art Masters and Innovators" Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA.

March 2014 Ann Street Gallery "Materiality, a Fiber Art Group Exhibition" Curated by Virginia Walsh.

October 2013 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Weaving workshop in conjunction with the exhibition "Interwoven Globe, The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500–1800."

November 2013 "Repetition and Ritual, New Sculpture in Fiber" Traveling Exhibition. Minnesota Museum of American Art, St Paul, MN

November 2013 Sculptural Objects Functional Art Fair, Chicago. Special guests of Mark Lyman.

April 2013 Repetition and Ritual, New Sculpture in Fiber, curated by Sonya Yong James. Hudgens Center of the Arts, Duluth, GA

September 2011 Nikki Diana Marquardt Gallery. Paris, France. Young Talent Encounter Franco-American Student Exchange Program.

May 2008 Graduating Student Exhibit, The Fashion Institute of Technology.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

2011 Recipient of the Carla Bruni-Sarkozy scholarship award. French/American student exchange program. E.N.S.C.I.'s (A.N.A.T.) NATIONAL TEXTILE ARTS STUDIO Paris, France.

2016 Recipient of the Regional Initiative Grant Program, weaving workshops at Burroughs Community Center, Bridgeport, CT.

April 2019 Artist Residence at The Fashion Institute of Technology, Interactive Weaving Workshops and Fiber Art Exhibition.