BIO

Ruby is a first-generation Salvadoran American artist born and raised in Reno, NV. She is a self taught/independent visual artist having shown in galleries, museums locally and currently serves as Reno’s City Artist through June 2022. 
 
Ruby is an artivist utilizing a unique artistic voice that she coined Nuwave Mayan, a style that incorporates her Salvadoran Mayan ancestry and heritage in the creation of socially relevant work. Ruby’s exhibits, talks, performances, public art, and community involvement speaks to her commitment to engaging with the public through thoughtful discussions about creating better more inclusive futures.

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PHOTO CREDIT: DAVID CALVERT