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SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2021  Nuwave Mayan: Ancestros, Metro Gallery, Reno   
2021  Los Rezos De La Revolución, Virtual Gallery, Washoe County Library System 
2021  Reno Fine Arts Collective, Coffee Bar, Reno 
2021  Reno Fine Arts Collective, Reno Coffee Co., Reno 
2021  Chronic Disruptions:  Los Rezos De La Revolución, Front Door Gallery, John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art, University of Nevada Reno
2020  Chronic Disruptions:  Los Rezos De La Revolución, Front Door Gallery, John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art, University of Nevada Reno
2020  Los Rezos De La Revolución, Holland Project Satellite Gallery, Reno  
2020  Nuwave Mayan, John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art, University of Nevada Reno, Reno 
2019   Símbolos, Artist Residency. West Street Market Galley, Reno
2018  Creator and Destroyer. Reno Art Works Gallery, Reno
2017   Creative Exploration. West Street Market, Reno
2017   Creative Exploration. Blue Whale Coffee Company, Reno
2017   Haphazard Doodles. The Generator Inc. Gallery, Reno


GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2022  Polar Bare Art Show, Reno
2022  Polar Bare Art Show, Denver Co
2021  Native American Heritage, The Potentialist Workshop, Reno 
2021  All In, The Holland Project, Reno
2021  Fear or Fantasy, The Potentialist Workshop Gallery, Reno
2021  Portals and Pathways, SaveArtSpace x Meow Wolf, Las Vegas 
2021  Between The Lyrics: A Celebration of Hip Hop, The Holland Project, Reno 
2021  The Burrito Show, The Holland Project, Reno 
2021  A World of Our Own, The Potentialist Workshop Gallery, Reno
2021  American Beauty: Red, White, & Broken, Sierra Arts Foundation, Sparks Depot Gallery
2020  Unity Tree, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno 
2020  FreeTimeArtShow, The Potentialist Workshop, Reno
2020  Between The Lyrics 4: The Women of Hip Hop, Holland Project,  Reno 
2020  Surros Pop-up, University of Nevada Reno, Reno 
2020  Hijos De Su-, Sheppard Contemporary Gallery, University of Nevada Reno, Reno 
2019  Night of the Lotus, Urban Lotus Project, Reno
2019  Dia De Los Muertos Ofrenda Altar, Holland Project, Reno 
2019  All In, The Holland Project, Reno 
2019  Someplace, The Holland Project, Reno
2019  Between The Lyrics 3 Group Show, Reno
2019  Create n’ Skate, Reno
2019  Boarding for Breast Cancer, Reno 
2019  West Street Market Group Show, West Street Market Gallery, Reno
2019  My Poetic Life, University of Nevada Reno, Reno 
2018  Night of the Lotus, Urban Lotus Project, Reno
2017  Night of the Lotus, Urban Lotus Project, Reno
2017  Year of the Cock Group show, True Love Tattoo, Berkeley, California  
2016  Creative Revolution Group Exhibition Show. Reno Art Works, Reno


RESIDENCIES
2019  The World Inside Out: Humor, Noise, and Performance
Work Group: The Lost Days: Languages and Landscapes of the Underworld, Hemispheric Institute of Performance & Politics NYU, Mexico City, Mexico  


PERFORMANCE
2020  Re/ver, Diente De León Performance, The Holland Project, Reno
2019  Lights of Liberty, Diente De León Performance, Reno


LIVE ART
2021  Speak Easy, The Potentialist, Reno
2021  Animarte, Art in the Park, Pat Baker Park
2021  Black Wall Street event, Stewart Park
2021  Black Wall Street event, Pat Baker Park
2020  Speak Easy, The Basement Live Stream, Reno 
2019  Dia De Los Muertos, The Jesse, Reno 
2019  The Speak Easy, The Potentialist, Reno
2019  Reno Hivemind, The Studio, Reno
2019  The Speak Easy, The Potentialist, Reno
2019  Punk Rock Flea Market, The Generator, Reno
2018  Community Pop Up, Sound and Body, Reno
2018  Speak Easy, Headquarters, Reno
2018  Wyld Market, Wingfield Park, Reno
2018  Wyld Market, Downtown City Plaza, Reno
2018  Aztek and Greazus Show, The BlueBird, Reno
2018  Discover Dickerson Rd, Reno Art Works, Reno
2018  Graff City, The Generator Inc, Reno 
2018  Reno Hivemind. The BlueBird, Reno
2018  Reno Hivemind, The BlueBird, Reno
2018  24 Hour Make-A-Thon. The Generator Inc., Reno


PUBLIC TALKS
2021  AHVCS Forum: Artist Panel, University of Nevada Reno, Reno 
2020  Art + Modern Life, Diversity and the Arts, Livestream
2020  Quarantine Sessions Interview, John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art, University of Nevada Reno, Reno 
2020  NuWave Mayan, John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art, University of Nevada Reno, Reno 
2019  Adolescent Treatment Center
2019  O’Brien Middle School 


PUBLIC ART 
2021 Signal Box, Wells Ave, Reno
2020 Temporary Mural, Pat Baker Park, Reno 
2019 Windows on Virginia Street, City of Reno, Reno


PUBLICATIONS
2021   “New Reno city artist sets out to elevate other artists of color, expand art spaces for teens”, Nevada Independent
2021   “Border-Lines Journal XIII”, UNR Latino Research Center
2021   “Nevada’s Social Justice Art”, Double Scoop 
2020   “KUNR Uplifting Indigenous Voices 
2020   “Indigenous Peoples Day
2020   “Quarantine coloring pages”, Double Scoop
2020   “Homebodies”, The Holland Project
2020   “Holland Project Features “Women of Hip Hop” in 4th annual exhibit, This Is Reno 
2020   “Local artist Ruby Barrientos unveils latest artwork at UNR, Noticieromovil
2019   “Literary Crawl Zine”, The Holland Project
2019   “Kwnk Radio Zine”, KWNK Public Radio 
2019   “We Have Blood On Our Hands Too.”, KUNR Public Radio
2019   “Like Minds”, Reno News and Review 
2018  “Where Reno Creatives Gather”, West Street Market News
2018  “With the flow – Ruby Barrientos” , Reno News and Review
2018   “Live Art Installation”. Reno Is Artown Guide Book
2017  “Handmade for the Holidays”, Reno News and Review
2017  “Haphazard Doodles, Adventures in Coloring & Creative Exploration” Coloring Book


HONORS AND AWARDS
2021  Reno City Artist 
2021  WESTAF Emerging Leaders of Color program 
2018  Certificate of Senatorial Commendation of contribution of Live Art Installation 
2018  Certificate Senatorial Recognition of contribution of Live Art Installation
2018   Certificate of Congressional Recognition of contribution of Live Art Installation


VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE 
2022  Laika Press Community Printing Press, Reno
2021  River Justice, Rn
2021  Laika Press Community Printing Press, Reno
2021  Animarte Reno, Program Coordinator/Marketing/Visual Arts instructor
2020  Ignite Visionary Minds Program Coordinator/Visual Arts instructor
2020  The Lilley Museum Board Member, University of Nevada Reno
2020  Holland Project Gallery Committee Member, Reno
2020  Adolescent Treatment Center, Reno
2019  Sylvia Rivera Center, Reno 
2019  Holland Project, Reno
2019  Be the Change Project, Dia De Los Muertos Mural, Reno
2019  Adolescent Treatment Center, Reno
2018  Adolescent Treatment Center, Reno 
2017  The Generator Inc., Reno
2016  Reno Sculpture Fest, Reno