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João Ruas (b. 1981) is a visual artist from São Paulo, Brazil. After graduating with a BA in Graphic Design, he has worked inside studios in the United Kingdom and Brazil before doing primarily personal artwork and exhibitions.


João Ruas (n. 1981) é um artista visual de São Paulo. Depois de graduar-se em Design, trabalhou em estúdios no Brasil e Reino unido antes de dedicar-se exclusivamente ao seu trabalho pessoal e exposições.

 

 

Solo

GEIST (2017)
Jonathan LeVine Gallery
Jersey City
USA

VERSO (2014)
Thinkspace Gallery
Los Angeles
USA

Yore (2011)
Thinkspace Gallery
Los Angeles
USA

III (2010)
Thinkspace Gallery
Los Angeles
USA

Inner Myth (2009)
Thinkspace Gallery
Los Angeles
USA

Group

V1 (2017)
The VACVVM
Minneapolis
USA

The Gilded Age (2015)
Aaron Horkey, Esao Andrews and João Ruas             Thinkspace Gallery
Los Angeles
USA

Paintguide (2015)
UNIT LDN
London
UK

Originals (2015)
MONDO
Austin
USA

Project M/4 (2014)
Urban Nation
Berlin
Germany

Go with the Flow (2012)
Bonelli Arte
Lucca
Italy

SE Invitational (2014)
Spoke Art
San Francisco
USA

ROJO ROJO (2012)
Miscelania Gallery
Barcelona
Spain

LAX/HKG (2012)
Above Second
Hong Kong
China

Lined in Lead II (2013)
Gallery Nucleus
Los Angeles
USA

Wild at Heart (2012)
Thinkspace Gallery
Los Angeles
USA

Go West (2009)
LeBasse Gallery Pop-Up
New York
USA

Published

Wired

Playboy (USA)

The Sunday Times (UK)

The New Republic

VERTIGO / DC Comics

MONDO Posters

Black Dragon Press

BOOKS

VERSO
Exhibition Catalogue
64 Pages
2016

Yore
Exhibition Catalogue
52 Pages
2011

Minion I
Sketchbook Facsimile
44 Pages
2010