Brie Ruais lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. She received her MFA from Columbia University's School of the Arts in 2011. Ruais?s movement-based practice is legible through the scrapes, gouges, and gestures embedded in the surfaces and forms of the ceramic works. Her work has been exhibited at public institutions including the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; Craft Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA; The Everson, Syracuse, NY; The Anderson Collection, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; Musée d?art de Joliette, Joliette, Québec, Canada; The Southern Utah Museum of Art, Cedar City, UT; the Katzen Center at American University, Washington, DC;the Museum of Fine Arts Boston; and a solo exhibition at the Moody Center for the Arts in Houston, TX.
The Proof in the PrintBy Brie Ruais
I used to know an artist who carried a small copper plate in her daily tote bag. It accumulated the scratches and marks made by other objects in her bag as they rubbed against each other with her bodys movement throughout the day.