Ruby Figueroa is an interdisciplinary artist from Chicago, IL. She received a B.A. in Studio Art from Concordia University Chicago, and an M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Book, Paper, and Print Arts from Columbia College Chicago. Prior to joining the Spudnik Press staff, Ruby worked as the Technical Facilities coordinator at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts and as the Printshop Support Assistant at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Her artistic work explores the idea of home, and the relationships between humans, loss, time, and heartbreak. Her autobiographical essays are mixed with experimental nonfiction seen in her zines, artist books, monoprints, poetry broadsides, and videos.
Fun Facts: Ruby has a cat named Cobra and her favorite food is ceviche.