Gretchen Ruiz Ramos
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1975, Gretchen experiments with photography since her childhood and studied the medium in her country at La Liga de Arte and in IDEP, Barcelona, Spain. In her personal fine art work, she focuses in landscapes with an interest in creating environmental and social awareness. In addition to photography studies in IDEP, Barcelona she has a BBA in Finance from the University of Puerto Rico and an MA in Education with a specialization in Museum Studies from Caribbean University, Puerto Rico. The photographer works freelance and teaches Photography at Atlantic University College in Guaynabo. Gretchen is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in History of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, investigating about the beginnings of photography in the island. 

EXHIBITIONS

INDIVIDUAL 

Mar 2009 El Patio de Mi Casa, Galería Yemayá, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2009 En la espera, Casa Aboy, Santurce, Puerto Rico

Jun 2005 Expresión Libre, El Café Seda, Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico

May 2004 De la Isla a Barcelona, Aquí Se Puede, Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico

COLLECTIVE 

Mar 2017  Citicien, Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, NYC

Aug 2015 Exhibición de Ex-alumnos Museo de Arte Caribbean University, Bayamón, PR 

Mar 2015 Muestra Nacional de Arte de Puerto Rico, Museo del Arsenal de la Puntilla, San Juan, PR

Aug 2014 Lo análogo nos une, Pitirre Proyectos, Santurce, PR

Sept 2012 VIII Bienal Internacional de Fotografía de Puerto Rico, Museo de las Américas, San Juan, PR

Sept 2012 Colectiva 20-Tú, Casa Jefferson, Santurce, PR

Mar 2012 TRAVELarte Collective, Espacio Arana, Viejo San Juan, PR

Nov 2011 FOTOMAC , Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

Sept 2011 Muestra Nacional de Arte 2011, Arte en el Medio: 35 años De la Fotografía en Puerto Rico. Instituto de Cultura, Museo del Arsenal de la Puntilla, Viejo San Juan, PR

Abr 2011 Primer Certamen de Fotografía UBS, Galería de Arte, Universidad Sagrado Corazón, Santurce, PR

Nov 2010 Enchantment of the Island, Rip Curl Pro Search International Surf, Isabela, PR

Dec 2009 Colectiva 12 x 12, Galería Yemayá, San Juan, PR

2008 Bienal de Fotografía de Puerto Rico, Museo de las Américas, Viejo San Juan, PR

2008 Caminos, Galería Yemayá, San Juan, PR

2008 Salitre, Galería Yemayá, San Juan, PR