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CONTACT
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CURRENT AND UPCOMING


Solo Exhibition, albertz benda gallery, NYC
December 2021

Movement at the Edge of the Land (PDF of Exhibition)
Curated by Frauke V. Josenhans
Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University, Houston, Texas
June 5, 2021 - August 28, 2021

Brie Ruais and Christopher Le Brun
McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas
June 5, 2021 - August 21, 2021


RECENT PRESS

Katharine Shilcutt, “Mutual recognition: Brie Ruais moves heaven and earth at the Moody”, Rice University News, June 10, 2021
Leah Ollman, “The Measure of All Things”, Art in America, February 23, 2021
Osman Can Yerebakan, “Brie Ruais’ Desert Magic”, Garage, December 18, 2020
Brienne Walsh, “Using Her Body, Brie Ruais Traces the Mark of Climate Change On Nevada’s Deserts”, Forbes, December 22, 2020



VIDEO by Rice U News


Brie Ruais was born in 1982, in Southern California. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

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EDUCATION

2011 MFA, Visual Arts, Columbia University, School of the Arts, NY
2004 BFA, Studio Art, New York University, Steinhardt School, NY

SELECT SOLO and TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2021
Solo Presentation, Albertz Benda Gallery, NYC (forthcoming December)
Brie Ruais: Movement at the Edge of the Land, curated by Frauke V. Josenhans, Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University, Houston, Texas
Brie Ruais and Christopher Le Brun, McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas
2020
Spiraling Open and Closed like an Aperture, Solo, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2019
Brie Ruais: WAYS, Albertz Benda Gallery, NYC
Brie Ruais with Albertz Benda Gallery, The Armory Art Fair, NYC
2018
Brie Ruais, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Attempting to Hold the Landscape, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2017
Brie Ruais and Thomas Fougeirol, Albertz Benda Gallery, Untitled Art Fair, Miami, FL
Broken Ground
, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Paper Covers Rock, Letha Wilson and Brie Ruais, September, Hudson, NY
Squid Ink, Rosy Keyser and Brie Ruais, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2015
130 lbs of Proximal Frontage, Mesler/Feuer with Nicole Klagsbrun, New York City, New York
2014
Dugout, Lefebvre & Fils, Paris, France
Brie Ruais & Anna Betbeze, Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, California
Brie Ruais, Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada
2013
XO, Nicole Klagsbrun, New York City, New York
Two Wholes, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, New York


SELECT PRESS (Underlined texts are downloadable)
2021
Katharine Shilcutt, “Mutual recognition: Brie Ruais moves heaven and earth at the Moody”, Rice University News, June 10, 2021
Leah Ollman, “The Measure of All Things”, Art in America, February 23, 2021
Jody Zellen, “Gallery Rounds: Brie Ruais”, artillery, January 6, 2021
2020
Osman Can Yerebakan, “Brie Ruais’ Desert Magic”, Garage, December 18, 2020
Brienne Walsh, “Using Her Body, Brie Ruais Traces the Mark of Climate Change On Nevada’s Deserts”, Forbes, December 22, 2020
Lindsay Preston Zappas, “Poppies and skulls commingle in fantastical airbrushed paintings”, KCRW, Decem
Jodi Throckmorton, Frauke V. Josenhans, Martha Tuttle, Inside Burger Collection: Terrestrial Affair, Brie Ruais, Art Asia Pacific Magazine, May/June 2020
2019
Edith Newhall, Intimacy writ large, The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 24, 2019
Artist Brie Ruais, Moda Operandi.com, March 2019
Clay Dreams, American Craft Magazine, Feb/Mar 2019
2018
Jeff Lincoln, Breakthrough Artist: Veteran LA artist John Mason wields decades of influence - from James Turrell to Sterling Ruby, LALAmag.com, pg 140, Spring
Sharon Mizota, “Brie Ruais puts all her body weight into each sculpture she makes”, LA Times, May 19, 2018
Jenine Marsh, “Brie Ruais”, Canadian C Magazine, Issue 138 View here
Interview by Anne-Valérie Kirmann, “Brie Ruais”, AbstractRoom.org, March 2018
2017
Loney Abrams, “Sculpting the Landscape: Brie Ruais on Using Clay as a Metaphor for Land’s Violent History”, Artspace.com, September 28, 2017
Julie Baumgardner, “A Guide to America’s Next Great Art Neighborhood”, The New York Times Style Magazine, Jan 11, 2017
2016
Joseph Hart, “Deep Color Podcast: Brie Ruais”, Interview at deepcolorpodcast.com, December 2016
Anthony Hawley, “Mal Maison”, Modern Painters, October/November, 2016
2015
Ashton Cooper, “In The Flesh: Brie Ruais’ delicately bruised ceramics offer a gutsy take on the self-portrait”, Cultured Magazine, Fall 2015
The New Yorker, Goings on About Town, Shortlist, “Brie Ruais”, June 8 & 15, 2015
Dylan Kerr, “Full-Contact Ceramics: Sculptor Brie Ruais on Wrestling Conceptual Statements From Mountains of Clay”, Artspace.com, August 27, 2015
Ryan Steadman, “If Walls Could Talk”, Blinnk.com, May 5, 2015
2014
James Trainor, “Up and Coming: Through the Medium of Clay, Sculptor Brie Ruais Lays Herself Bare”, Artsy.com, Oct 2014
Scott Indrisek, “Kick it, Push it: A sculptor gets physical with clay”, Modern Painters, November 2014
James Trainor, “Artists on Artists: Brie Ruais by James Trainor”, BOMB Magazine, Fall 2014
Scott Indrisek, “Brie Ruais Gets Physical with her Material”, Blouin ArtInfo.com, September 9, 2014
Leah Ollman, “Getting Physical with Clay and Fiber at Marc Selwyn”, The Los Angeles Times, August 1, 2014
Roman Astrauskas, “Ring of Desire: On Brie Ruais’ Nearly Torn Away”, Magenta Magazine Online, May 2014
Kendra Jayne Patrick, “Brie Ruais”, TurbulanceArtProject.com, April 2014
Wendy Vogel, “Brie Ruais, Reviews in Brief: New York”, Modern Painters, March 2014
Lilly Wei, “Claytime!”, Art News, January 2014
2013
David Colman, "Art Scene: The Next Generation", Architectural Digest, December 2013
Corydon Cowansage, “Interview with Brie Ruais”, Art Haps.com, October 27, 2013
Abraham Adams, Critics' Picks, "Ajar", Artforum.com, October 30, 2013
John Arthur Peetz, Critics' Picks, "Where The Sun Don't Shine", Artforum.com, July 18, 2013
Chloe Rossetti, Critics' Picks, "Vessels", Artforum.com, June 28, 2013
Karen Rosenberg, Art in Review, "Vessels", The New York Times, June 20, 2013
2012
Michael Wilson, “Movement in Three Parts”, Time Out New York, April 24, 2012
2011
Roberta Smith, “Paul Clay”, The New York Times, June 3, 2011
The New Yorker, Goings on About Town: “Paul Clay”, June 2011

PUBLICATIONS
WAYS, Albertz Benda Gallery Exhibition catalog, with an essay by Kathy Battista, 2019
Centering in on the Hold: Selected Stills 2011-2018,
self-published zine, 2018
Vitamin C: New Perspectives in Contemporary Art, Clay and Ceramics
, by Phaidon Press, 2017
Paper Covers Rock: Brie Ruais, Letha Wilson, designed by Grace Caiazza with Kristen Dodge, published by September Gallery, 2017
Emily Zilber, Crafted: Objects in Flux, Exhibition catalog by MFA Boston Publications, 2015
The Familiar and the Indefinable in Clay: The Scripps 71st Ceramic Annual, show catalog 2015
Hung” by Brie Ruais, Interventions: The Online Journal of Columbia University’s Graduate Program in Modern Art, January 2015
Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1, editor Jack Flam, 2014
X O: Brie Ruais, Artist’s Book including a conversation with Sarah Sze, published by Nicole Klagsbrun, November 2013

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
Virginia A. Groot Foundation Award, 2021
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, 2018
Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program, NY, NY. 2017
Montello Foundation Residency, Montello, Nevada . 2017
Dieu Donne Papermaking Residency, NY, NY. 2016
Anderson Ranch Residency, Aspen, CO, 2015
Socrates Sculpture Park Emerging Artist Fellowship, Queens, NY. 2014
The Shandaken Project Residency, Shandaken, NY. 2014
Guest Artist Exhibition Series, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA. 2012
Abrons Art Center & Henry Street Settlement, AIRspace Residency, NY, NY. 2011