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Christian Ruiz Berman (b. 1982, Mexico) is a multi-disciplinary artist whose practice encompasses various mediums including painting, poetry, film, and sculpture. His recent body of works continue to envision the new ways to continue the tradition of Mexican and magical realist painting, as well as finding hopeful and joyful means of defining the immigrant experience. Christian lives and works in Connecticut, USA.


MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, 2016-2018

MLA, Rhode Island School of Design, 2010-2008

BA, Duke University, 2000-2004


2018, Featured Artist, New American Paintings

2017, MFA Report: Hrag Vartanian Finds ‘Home’ in RISD Painting Studios, Two Coats Of Paint

2017, Editors’ Picks: 13 Things to See in New York This Week, Artnet

2015, A Selection of Bushwick Exhibitions, Left Bank Art Blog

2015, Chapultepec Samsara, Bushwick Daily

2015, Double/Visions - Bushwick Open Studios 2015 Guide: Morgantown, Bushwick Daily

2015, Jam-Packed Spring/Break Art Show Pulls into Moynihan Station, Hyperallergic

2015, Highlights for Spring/Break Fair, Blouin ArtInfo

2015, Christian Ruiz Berman, Anthology Magazine

2014, 10 Artists To Watch, Hyperallergic

2014, Christian Ruiz Berman, Gorky's Granddaughter

2014, Christian Ruiz Berman, Volume Magazine

2014, Who's Who in Bushwick, Bushwick Daily

2014, Best Things About Open Studios, Socitete Perrier

2014, Christian Ruiz Berman, Chaos Magazine

2013, Cuidad Saudade: Architectures of Memory – Cultural Review, Hot Indie News


2019, Souvenirs From The Floating World, The New Gallery of Modern Art, Charlotte, USA (Solo)
2019, Welcome Home, Elephant west, London, UK (Group)
2018, Bouquet, The Yard, NYC, USA (Group)
2018, Conveyor, Greenpoint Open Studios, NYC, USA (Group)
2018, Boston Young Contemporaries, Boston University Galleries, USA (Group)
2018, RISD MFA Thesis Show, Asya Geisberg Gallery, NYC, USA (Group)
2018, Contemporary Visions 8, Beers Gallery, London, UK (Group)
2017, RISD MFA First Year Summer Show, Morgan Lehman Gallery, NYC, USA (Group)
2017, RISD MFA Painting Biennial, Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, USA (Group)
2017, Reconsidering Abstraction, Gowanus Ballroom, NYC, USA (Group)
2017, I am What I am Not Yet, A Survey of Brooklyn's Moment, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, NYC, USA (Group)
2017, Spring/Break Show- Material Transaction, Old Penn Station NYC, USA (Group)
2017, New Ways of Seeing: Cultural Hybridity and Aesthetic Liberties, Dorsky Projects, LIC, NYC, USA (Group)
2016, Chapultepec Samsara, Outlet, NYC, USA (Solo)
2015, Before And After Life, Ulla Surland Gallery, Fairfield, USA (Solo)
2014, NurtureArt Annual Benefit, The Boiler, NYC, USA (Group)
2014, Arts in Bushwick Annual Benefit, Storefront Ten Eyck, NYC, USA (Group)
2014, Echo Art Fair With Bushwick Art Crit Group, Chicago, USA (Group)
2014, Transitions V2, Associated Gallery, NYC, USA (Group)