Brie Ruais (b. 1982, Southern California) earned her MFA from Columbia University, New York, NY. She has exhibited her work at institutions including Craft Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX; Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY; Hayward Gallery, London, United Kingdom; Kunstraum Potsdam, Berlin, Germany; Musée d'art de Joliette, Joliette, Québec, Canada; and Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA. She has had solo exhibitions at Albertz Benda Gallery, New York, NY; Cooper Cole, Toronto, ON; Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University, Houston, TX; Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, NY; and Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, and among others. Ruais's work is in the permanent collections of Burger COLLECTION, Hong Kong; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX; and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, among others. Past awards and residencies include the Montello Foundation Residency, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, Sharpe Walentas Studio Program, and The Virginia A. Groot Foundation Grant. The artist’s work has been written about in publications including Artforum.com, The New Yorker, and The New York Times. Ruais lives and works in Santa Fe, NM.