Drop into the painting studio to meet Renzo Ortega, an artist based in Carrboro, NC. During his Ruby residency, 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 U.S.
Ortega received his BFA in painting from the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes del Perú (1999). He then studied at the Art Students League of New York (2000-04) and received his MFA in painting from Hunter College (2014). His artwork has been exhibited in solo and group shows in the United States and Perú.
Ortega will be in residence at the Ruby from June 17–July 12.