Ruth Buentello

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Back in the Day, 2008 Acrylic On Unstretched Canvas 36x36 © copyright 2008
Ranchera Sex Doll, 2008 Acrylic On Canvas 36x36 © copyright 2008
Na Ma!, 2008 Acrylic On Unstretched Canvas 50 In X 28 In © copyright 2008
Samantha, Claudio's girlfriend, 2009 Acrylic On Unstretched Canvas 5 Ft X 3 Ft © copyright 2009
Our Community, 2009 Acrylic On Unstretched Canvas 4 Ft X 4ft © copyright 2009
Pancho's bautismo, 2007 Acrylic On Paper 28in X 36in © copyright 2007
Quick Facts
San Antonio
Birth year
Lives in
San Antonio
Works in
San Antonio
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2008, BFA
mixed-media, figurative


Ruth Buentello is an interdisciplinary artist and public artist with a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, in Chicago Illinois. She has exhibited at various spaces in Chicago and San Antonio like the Art Institute of Chicago, Mestizaje Gallery, Southwest School of Art ands Craft, UTSA Gallery, Mattie Rhodes Gallery, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. Her background in community murals began at the young age of 16 with San Anto Cultural Arts. As a public artist she has worked collaboratively on projects with artists Cruz Ortiz, and Alex Rubio. In 2007 she worked as artist assistant to several mosaic projects with Chicago Public Art Group in Chicago .In 2008 she was lead artist in restoring a westside community mural Una Mesa Para la Gente that involved organizing workshops on mosaics and working with community youth.

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