Life and work
Ruben Ochoa’s interdisciplinary practice includes sculpture, site-specific and site-responsive installations, photography, drawing, and public intervention. An aspect of his work touches upon the urban surrounding of the city, the tension between social classes, urban architecture, and nature. He mostly uses a range of materials including basic building materials such as rebar and concrete.
He has had solo exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California, Charles H. Scott gallery at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (2009) and SITE, Santa Fe, New Mexico (2009).
Ruben Ochoa is represented by Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects.
In 2008 he was a recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, and in 2005 he was awarded a Creative Capital Grant for his Fwy Wall Extraction project.
- General information on Ruben Ochoa
- General Information on Ruben Ochoa at Whitney Museum of American Art
- General Information on Ruben Ochoa at John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
- "2008 WHITNEY BIENNIAL". whitney.org. Retrieved 2016-03-16.
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