Born in 1970 in Mexico City. Received a scholarship to study architecture at the Cracow University of Technology, Poland. Graduated in 1998. Moved to Berlin in 1996, where she worked as an architect in the office Kleihues + Kleihues untill 2013. 2001 began as autodidact with black and white photography. 2007 assists the photographer Stefan Müller (Architecture photography), Berlin.  Since 2006 theater photography. 2013 decided to focus solely on photography.


Current and upcoming exhibitions

2018

-APhF:18, Athens Photo Festival 2018. EMOP, European Month of Photography Athens. Photo book Exhibition.

Benaki Museum, Athens.  6.06. - 29.07. 2018

-Silence. Solo exhibition. Gallery in Tempelhof Museum. European Month of Photography Berlin.

Coming exhibition: 7.09. - 11.11.2018


Exhibitions

2018

-lieux de mémoire / Memory Places, group exhibition, Pavlov's Dog Gallery, Berlin

2017

-Silence, Gabriela Torres Ruiz, book Presentation and Exhibition, Galerie Brockstedt, Berlin

-8. Charity Art Auction, Telefonseelsorge BerlinBerlinische Gallery / Museum of Modern Art, preview, Mianki Gallery, Berlin

-(Im) balances, Gabriela Torres Ruiz, solo exhibition, Gallery Brockstedt, Hamburg, Germany

-Accrochage, Gallery Brockstedt, Berlin

-Toshima Ward Office Building, Tokyo, Japan

-(Im) balances, Gabriela Torres Ruiz, solo exhibition, Gallery Brockstedt, Berlin

-Festival de la Photographie Mediterranéenne, Photomed, at Station, Beyrouth, Lebanon

2016

-Silence, Gabriela Torres Ruiz, solo exhibition, Galeria Trzecie Oko - Leica, Cracow, Poland

-7. Charity Art Auction, 60 Jahre Telefonseelsorge BerlinBerlinische Gallery / Museum of Modern Art, preview, Mianki Gallery, Berlin

-Umbral 28, MACO, Museum of Contemporary Art of Oaxaca, Mexico

-Collective, House at Kleistpark, Berlin                                                                                                                              

-Festival de la Photographie Mediterranéenne, Photomed, Sanary-sur-Mer, France

-Art is Everywhere, Chashama´s at 4 Times Square, New York

-Aesthetica Art Prize, York St Mary´s, York, UK

-Extrañamiento, Gabriela Torres Ruiz and Nin Solís, Casa de las Culturas Contemporáneas, BUAP, Puebla, Mexico

2015                                                                                         

-Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

-Fourth Annual Art Takes Miami, Art Basel Miami, Scope Art, USA

-6. Charity Art Auction, Suizid ist nicht die Lösung, Telefonseelsorge Berlin, Berlinische Gallery / Museum of Modern Art, preview, Mianki Gallery, Berlin

-Fifth Annual Exposure Award, New York. Digital display at the Louvre, Paris

2014                                                                                                                                   

-8th Arte Laguna Prize, Arsenal of Venice, Italy                                                                                                          

-Pure Art Festival, Battle, UK

-Battle Arts and Music Festival, UK

-Last Paradise, Triennial Exhibition of Visual Arts, Museum Chiostro del Bramante, Rome

-Photographic Being II, Jeffrey Leder Gallery, New York

-Fifth Annual Art Takes Miami, Art Basel Miami, Scope Art, USA


Awards   (detailed information)

2017

-Felix Schoeller Photo Award 2017, shortlisted, Germany

-Hariban Award 2017, shortlisted, Kyoto, Japan

-Art Olympia Competition 2017, 4th Prize and Jury Award, Tokyo, Japan

-Festival de la Photographie Mediterranéenne, Photomed, laureate, Beyrouth, Lebanon

2016

-7th 2016 ArtSlant Prize, showcase juried Winner

-Art Prize at Haus am Kleistpark, nominated artist, Berlin

-Hariban Award 2016, shortlisted, Kyoto, Japan

-Festival de la Photographie Mediterranéenne, Photomed, winner, Sanary-sur-Mer, France

-Aesthetica Art Prize, shortlisted, York, UK

-HSBC Prix pour la Photography, finalist, Paris

-Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Medalle d´Or from the SNBA and Prix Jean Lariviére, Paris

-Fifth Annual Exposure Award, Winner, New York

2014

-9th Dave Bown Projects, first prize, New York

-8th Arte Laguna Prize, honorable mention, Venice

-PX3 Prix de la Photographie, honorable mention, Paris