ART & ARTISTS

RUBY CITY WEEKLY

We excited to announce our new weekly newsletter full of artistic activities, recommendations and more for you to explore while social distancing at home!

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RUBY CITY IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED

We have decided to close Ruby City to the public starting Saturday, March 14th until further notice.

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ELYSE A. GONZALES

MEET OUR DIRECTOR

“…if you really want to be an artist, keep making work no matter what. The passion for making will often times be the only thing that sustains and fulfills you.”

Elyse A. Gonzales, Ruby City Director

LAS PRINCESAS
ART-MAKING WORKSHOP

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NEW DIRECTOR

RUBY CITY ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR ELYSE A. GONZALES

“With more than 20 years of experience in the art world, Elyse is a proven leader who will bring a strong vision to this new chapter in Ruby City’s history,”

– Kathryn Kanjo, Linda Pace Foundation President

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RUBY CITY ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF A

KATIES PELL’S SCULPTURE

Photos courtesy of Artpace

“I looked a lot at car culture and the different sub-genres within that culture. I made things as if I was pretending to be someone who was really into each of those genres, for example Malibu style, glittery lowriders, etc.” 

–Katie Pell

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RIBBON CUTTING 10.13.2019

Isaac Julien CBE, Kathryn Kanjo, Mayor Ron Nirenberg, Laura Wright and Sir David Adjaye OBE

Mariachi Las Damas de Jalisco

“I can say without reservation or exaggeration – this is an historic moment for San Antonio.”

–Mayor Ron Nirenberg

RICK R. MOORE 1960—2019

Linda Pace and Rick R. Moore in 2006

“His integrity ran deep, as did his affection for the Linda Pace Foundation and the values it represents. His balanced leadership helped guide the Foundation since its inception and his impact will endure.”

Kathryn Kanjo, Trustee

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ALEJANDRO DIAZ

MEET THE ARTIST

“I seem to keep playing the same Mahler songs over and over – for the las four years or so. It’s moody, has a lot of quiet spaces, and is dark and introspective.”

Alejandro Diaz for Ruby City

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MEET THE ARTIST

ANA FERNANDEZ

Ana Fernandez, Los Valles, 2017. Oil on panel. 54 x 78 in. © Ana Fernandez, courtesy Cinnabar Art, San Antonio, Texas. Linda Pace Foundation Collection, Ruby City, San Antonio, Texas. Image by Mark Menjivar.

“I think my work has a dream like quality to it; a stillness and a sense that something is just about to happen. My dreams are sometimes like that.”

Ana Fernandez for Ruby City

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NANCY RUBINS MOVE

TO RUBY CITY

“We are thrilled to have this amazing work so purposefully placed by the artist herself in our sculpture garden…There is such a dynamic connection between Rubins’s gestural sculpture and Ruby City’s faceted design.”

Kelly O’Connor, Sculpture Magazine

ART & ARTIST ARCHIVE

Las Princesas

Bubble Fest

Waking Dream

Jewels in the Concrete