Born in 1970 in Mexico City. Received a scholarship to study architecture at the Cracow University of Technology, Poland. Graduated in 1998. She moved to Berlin in 1996, where she worked as an architect in the office Kleihues + Kleihues until 2013. 2001 began as autodidact with black and white photography. 2007 assists the photographer Stefan Müller (Architecture photography), Berlin.  From 2006 to 2014 she did theatre photography. 2013 decided to focus solely on art and photography. From 2014 to 2016 mentoring by Timothy Persons (Professor at Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture in Helsinki, Finland).

Upcoming exhibition

ZU FALL - group exhibition

Embassy of Mexico

Klingelhoferstrasse 3, 10785 Berlin, Germany

26.09. – 25.10.2019

Opening Thursday, September 26, 2019. 7 p.m.



-Belfast Photo Festival, Belfast, N.Ireland

-Silence, book Presentation, Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo MUAC, Mexico City

-Silence, book Presentation, Librería Profética, Puebla, Mexico


-GESTE Paris, group exhibition Binary / Non-Binary, Paris

-Squares, group exhibition, CICA Museum, Czong Institut for Contemporary Art, Korea

-Silence - Gabriela Torres Ruiz, solo exhibition. EMOP Berlin - European Month of Photography 2018


-ZONAMACO, Mexico City Contemporary Photography Fair.

-Athens Photo Festival. EMOP, European Month of Photography Athens, Benaki Museum, Athens

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


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

-8. Charity Art Auction, Berlinische 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, at Station, Beyrouth, Lebanon


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

-7. Charity Art Auction, Berlinische 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, 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, Puebla, Mexico


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

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

-6. Charity Art Auction, Berlinische Gallery / Museum of Modern Art, preview, Mianki Gallery, Berlin

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


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

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

-Photographic Being II, Jeffrey Leder Gallery, New York                                                                                                      

-Pure Art Festival, Battle, UK

-Battle Arts and Music Festival, UK

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

Awards   (detailed information)


-Belfast Photo Festival, winner Photo Book, Silence, Belfast

-Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2019, nominated for the publication Silence, Hatje Cantz Verlag, Germany


-GESTE Paris, shortlisted, Paris

-Hariban Award, shortlisted, Kyoto


-Felix Schoeller Photo Award, shortlisted, Germany

-Hariban Award, shortlisted, Kyoto

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

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


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

-Hariban Award, shortlisted, Kyoto

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

-Aesthetica Art Prize, nominated artist, 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


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

-8th Arte Laguna Prize, honorable mention, Venice

-PX3 Prix de la Photographie, honorable mention, Paris

Works in Collections

-Collection of the Museums Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Berlin