RUBEN MARROQUIN Chicago, Ill.

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

1019 Main Street, Suite #143 Bridgeport, CT 06604

 

EDUCATION

FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK

Associates Degree, Textile and Surface Design 2009

ÉCOLE NATIONALE SUPÉRIEUR DE CRÉATION INDUSTRIELLE, Paris, France

A.N.A.T. 2010 - 2011  Student Exchange Program 1 semester.

I.U.E.S.A.P.A.R. Armando Reverón University Institute.

Caracas, Venezuela 1998- 2000

 

SELECTED GROUP ART EXHIBITIONS

SEPTEMBER 2017 - Crafting Change: New Textile Work by Students and Faculty
Gallery FIT. Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology. Organized by the Textile/Surface Design Department at F.I.T.  in conjunction with New York Textile Month.

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

OCTOBER 2015 – MARCH 2016. Handcrafted: Artisans Past and Present. Fairfield Museum and History Center.

MAY 2015 – SEPTEMBER 27 2015 RIJSWIJK MUSEUM. Rijswijk, Holland. Textile Biennial 2015.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2014 METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, New York. Conducted weaving and fiber art demonstration.

AUGUST 2014 – NOV. 2014 FULLER CRAFT MUSEUM, Brockton, MA. "Game Changers, Fiber Art Masters and Innovators"

MARCH 2014 ANN STREET GALLERY. "Materiality, a Fiber Art Group Exhibition" Curated by Virginia Walsh.

OCTOBER 2013 METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, New York. Weaving Demonstrations during the exhibit titled "INTERWOVEN GLOBE, The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500–1800."

NOVEMBER 2013 "REPETITION AND RITUAL, New Sculpture in Fiber" MMAA Project Space.

NOVEMBER 2013 SOFA CHICAGO. With C.A.S.E. (Comunity Art/Social Enterprise, Special Exhibitors booth)

APRIL 2013 HUDGENS CENTER FOR THE ARTS. Dultuh, GA Repetition and Ritual.

SEPTEMBER 2011 NIKKI DIANA MARQUARDT GALLERY. Paris, France. Young Talent Encounter Franco-American Student Exchange Program Exhibit.

MAY 2008 THE MUSEUM AT THE FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. Graduation Student Exhibit.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

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. 2011.