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Visiting Artists
Supported by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts—Duke Arts, the Visiting Artist program at the Ruby hosts international, national, and local artists.
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Mario Moore
JAN 16 – MAR 6, 2022
Mario Moore, a painter recently commissioned by Duke University to paint a portrait of Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke, will be the artist-in-residence at the Rubenstein Arts Center in Spring 2022. While in Durham, Moore will visit classes at Duke and beyond, present public programs, and develop new work.
John Felix Arnold
OCT 1 – 17, 2021
Brooklyn, NY-based artist John Felix Arnold returns to Durham, his hometown, to create a new piece of immersive artwork in the entryway of the Ruby closest to the WXDU studio.
Brenda Goldstein
OCT 1 – 25, 2019
Goldstein will be working on a large scale painting from the series Cicatrice (scar) to create a work inspired by aerial views of landscapes using found materials, tarps, and parchment.
Renzo Ortega
JUN 17 – JUL 12, 2019
Ortega plans to make a group of paintings that represents our contemporary situation from his point of view as a Peruvian artist living in the United States.
William Paul Thomas
JAN 6 – MAR 18, 2019
William Paul Thomas is a painter, photographer, and videographer based in Durham whose focus as a visual artist is making images that correspond directly to the people and experiences closest to him.
Édouard Duval-Carrié
SEP 15 – NOV 15, 2018
Miami-based Haitian artist Édouard Duval-Carrié is in Durham for Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom, an event series paired with an art exhibit at the Power Plant Gallery (on view through mid-November).
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