Aby Ruíz is a painter, illustrator, graphic artist and creator of site-specific installations. One of the most active artists in the Puerto Rican art scene, Aby Ruíz has also exhibited internationally including Brazil, Canada and the United States.
Ruíz’s works can be found in prestigious institutions such as Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Puerto Rico and Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico as well as numerous private collections.
The expressionistic compositions of Aby Ruíz depict imaginary situations where the viewer’s emotions are triggered. Distorted faces, confrontational bodies, caricaturesque masks and hybrid figures are the main characters of these compositions where reality meets allegory.