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BrieRuais@gmail(dot)com
info@NicoleKlagsbrun(dot)com
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Brie Ruais was born in 1982, in Southern California. She received her MFA from Columbia University's School of the Arts in 2011. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.


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Brie Ruais (solo), Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY (Opens July 29th)
True Lies, Organized by Simon Cole, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, LA
Rock Covers Paper, Letha Wilson and Brie Ruais, September, Hudson, NY
Squid Ink, Rosy Keyser and Brie Ruais, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
I GO, YOU GO, GOOD TO GO, Unclebrother (Gavin Brown’s Enterprise), Hancock, NY
Form of Touch, Exhibiting artists include Cynthia Alberto, Colette Aliman, Form Yasunari Izaki, Elizabeth Jaeger, Leeza Meksin, Courtney Puckett, Brie Ruais, Martha Tuttle, curated by Becky Nahom, Pfizer Building, Brooklyn, NY
Resistance After Nature, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania
New Ruins, Exhibiting artists include N.Dash, Jessica Dickinson, Donald Moffett, Sam Moyer, and Brie Ruais, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington DC
Six Years of The Shandaken Project, Phillips Auction House, NY, NY
Post-Election, September Gallery, Hudson, NY
3 Sculptors, Sara Murphy, Brie Ruais, and Sally Saul, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
According to the Body (solo), YoungWorld, Detroit, MI
Splotch, Curated by Eileen Jeng, Sperone Westwater, NY, NY
Mal Maison, Curated by Ashton Cooper, Maccarone, NY, NY
Where You No Longer Are, There is Your Desert (solo), Thomas Hunter Project Space, Hunter College, NY, NY
Road to Ruin, Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada, June 2015
130 lbs. of Proximal Frontage (solo), Mesler/Feuer, New York, NY
Performative Process
curated by Ryan Steadman, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
The Familiar and the Indefineable in Clay: The Scripps 71st Ceramic Annual, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Claremont, CA
Next,
Arsenal, Toronto, Canada
Geometries of Intimacy,
Curated by Jess Wilcox and Clara Halpern, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY
Dugout
, (solo) Lefebvre & Fils, Paris, France
EAF14: 2014 Emerging Artist Fellowship exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY
Next, Arsenal, Montreal, Canada
Anna Betbeze & Brie Ruais,
Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Organized with Nicole Klagsbrun, Los Angeles, CA
On The Blue Shore of Silence,
Tracy Williams and Fitzroy Gallery, New York, NY
A Topography of Chance,
Curated by Jessica Silverman, Fused Space, San Francisco, CA
Brie Ruais
(solo), Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada
Lovers,
Curated by Martin Basher, Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand
Speaking Through Paint: Hans Hofmann's Legacy Today,
Curated by Deborah Goodman Davis and Stacey Gershon, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, NY, NY
XO
(solo exhibition), Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, NY, Publication available, Press Release here
Ajar,
Curated by Natasha Llorens, Reverse, Brooklyn, NY
Come Together: Surviving Sandy Year 1,
Curated by Phong Bui, Brooklyn, NY
Where The Sun Don't Shine,
Curated by 247365, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Two Wholes
(solo) , Halsey McKay Gallery, Easthampton, NY
Vessels,
The Horticulture Society of New York, New York, NY
Exhibition Curated by Clarissa Dalrymple,
Marc Selwyn Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
ADAA,
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
Exhibition Curated by Clarissa Dalrymple,
Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
Omar Khayyam,
Eli Ping Gallery, New York, NY
NADA Miami Beach,
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, Miami, FL
Contemporary Ceramics,
The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
Peekskill Project V: The New Hudson River School,
The Hudson Valley Contemporary Center for Art, Peekskill, NY
The LIC Block Party,
SculptureCenter, Queens, NY
Abject,
111 Front Space Galleries, Suite 200, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY
AIRspace Artists in Residence Show,
Abrons Art Center/Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY
Movement in Three Parts,
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
Material,
curated by Doru Olowu, Salon 94 Freemans, New York, NY
Unfolding // Performing Sculpture
(Solo), Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
Paul Clay,
Salon 94 Bowery, New York, NY
Fabric as Form,
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
Columbia University MFA Thesis Exhibtion,
The Fischer Landau Center for the Arts, Queens, NY
Durer's Rhinocerous,
The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
The Record Show,
Public Fiction, Los Angeles, CA


AWARDS and RESIDENCIES
2017
2016
2015
2014

2012
2011
2008
2005
Montello Foundation Residency
Dieu Donne Papermaking Residency
Anderson Ranch Arts Center Residency
Socrates Sculpture Park Emerging Artist Fellowship
The Shandaken Project Residency
Guest Artist Exhibition Series, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
Abrons Art Center / Henry Street Settlement, AIRspace Residency, NY, NY
Vermont Studio Center, Sculpture Fellowship
The Philadelphia Fabric Workshop and Museum, PA



PUBLICATIONS
2017

2015


2014
2013
Vitamin C: New Perspectives in Contemporary Art, Clay and Ceramics, by Phaidon Press (forthcoming Fall 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
XO: Brie Ruais, Artist’s Book including a conversation with Sarah Sze, published by Nicole Klagsbrun,  November 2013



BIBLIOGRAPHY - Underlined texts are downloadable

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Martha Schwendener, “What to See in New York’s Art Fairs this Week”, New York Times, March 2, 2017
Julie Baumgardner, “A Guide to America’s Next Great Art Neighborhood”, The New York Times Style Magazine, Jan 11, 2017
Joseph Hart, Deep Color Podcast: Brie Ruais, Interview at deepcolorpodcast.com, December 2016
Anthony Hawley, Mal Maison”, Modern Painters, October/November, 2016
Taylor DaFoe, New York Summer Group Shows: ‘Splotch’ at Sperone Westwater”, Blouin Artinfo, July 18, 2016
Casey Lesser, “15 New York Gallery Shows Where’ You’ll Find Exciting Young Artists This June”, Artsy, June 2, 2016
Paul Laster, “Weekend Edition: 12 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before February 15”, The Observer, Feb 11, 2016
Ryan Steadman, "The Top Ten NYC Gallery Shows of 2015", The Observer.com, December 17, 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 Yorkerr, 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
"If Walls Could Talk", Blinnk.com, May 5, 2015
Scott Indrisek, "5 Must-See Gallery Shows" Blouin Artinfo.com, June 12, 2015
Dan Duray, "Untitled and Zack Feuer Galleries Will Merge on the Lower East Side, Artnews.com, March 11, 2015
James Trainor, Artsy.com, "Up and Coming: Through the Medium of Clay, Sculptor Brie Ruais Lays Herself Bare", Oct 2014
Scott Indrisek, Modern Painters, "Kick it, Push it: A Sculptor gets physical with clay, Nov 2014
James Trainor, BOMB Magazine, "Brie Ruais, Artists on Artists", Fall 2014
Scott Indrisek, BlouinArtInfo.com, "Brie Ruais Get's Physical with her Material", Sept 9, 2014
Leah Ollman,The Los Angeles Times, "Getting Physical with Clay and Fiber at Marc Selwyn", Aug 2, 2014
Roman Astrauskas, Magenta Magazine Online, "Ring of Desire: On Brie Ruais' Nearly Torn Away", May 2014
Kendra Jayne Patrick, TurbulanceArtProject.com, "Brie Ruais", April 2014
Wendy Vogel, Modern Painters, "Brie Ruais, Reviews in Brief: New York", March 2014
Modern Painters, "Hit List: Things We Like", February 2014
Lilly Wei, Art News, "Claytime! Ceramics Find Its Place in the Art-World Mainstream", January 2014
David Colman, Architectural Digest, "Art Scene: The Next Generation", December 2013
Corydon Cowansage, Art Haps.com, "Interview with Brie Ruais", October 27, 2013
Abraham Adams, Artforum.com, Critics' Picks,"Ajar", October 30, 2013
John Arthur Peetz, Artforum.com, Critics' Picks, "Where The Sun Don't Shine", July 18, 2013
Chloe Rossetti, Artforum.com, Critics' Picks, "Vessels", June 28, 2013
Karen Rosenberg, The New York Times, Art in Review, "Vessels", June 20, 2013
Zoe Jellicoe, The Word, "Xavier Hufkens presents Clarissa Dalrymple", Jan 22, 2013
Site95.com, Weekly Artist Feature, June 4, 2012
Michael Wilson, Time Out New York, "Movement in Three Parts", April 24, 2012
David Everitt Howe, Sculpture Center Tumblr, Dead Weight, June 2012
Joan Sherman, The Huffington Post, "Young Artists Look at Old Masters", August 15, 2011
The New Yorker
, "Goings On About Town, Paul Clay", August 15, 2011
Roberta Smith, The New York Times, "Paul Clay", June 3, 2011